couper

1 of 2

noun (1)

coup·​er
ˈkəu̇pər,
ˈküp-
plural -s
chiefly Scottish
: a dealer especially in horses and cattle

couper

2 of 2

noun (2)

ˈkau̇pə(r),
ˈkōp-
plural -s
: a lever in a loom for lifting the harness

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

coup entry 1 + -er

Noun (2)

probably from coup entry 3 (overturn) + -er

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“Couper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couper. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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