knop

noun
\ˈnäp \

Definition of knop 

: a usually ornamental knob

Other Words from knop

knopped \ ˈnäpt \ adjective

First Known Use of knop

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for knop

Middle English, from Old English -cnoppa knob

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