loup

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verb \ˈlau̇p, ˈlōp\

Definition of loup

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  leap

loup

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Origin and Etymology of loup

Middle English, from Old Norse hlaupa; akin to Old English hlēapan to leap — more at leap


Loup

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geographical name \ˈlüp\

Definition of Loup

  1. river 290 miles (467 kilometers) long in east central Nebraska flowing east into the Platte River


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