knop

noun
\ ˈnäp How to pronounce knop (audio) \

Definition of knop

: a usually ornamental knob

Other Words from knop

knopped \ ˈnäpt How to pronounce knop (audio) \ 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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“Knop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knop. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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