loup

verb
\ ˈlau̇p How to pronounce loup (audio) , ˈlōp How to pronounce loup (audio) \
louped; louping; loups

Definition of loup

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scotland
: leap

Loup

geographical name
\ ˈlüp How to pronounce Loup (audio) \

Definition of Loup (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Other Words from loup

Verb

loup noun

First Known Use of loup

Verb

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for loup

Verb

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

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“Loup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loup. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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