Definition of knop in English:

knop

noun

  • 1A knob, especially an ornamental one, for example in the stem of a wine glass.

    • ‘The stem may be straight or with swellings called knops.’
    lump, bump, protuberance, projection, protrusion, bulge, swelling, knot, node, nodule, gnarl, growth, outgrowth, excrescence, carbuncle, tumour
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    1. 1.1 An ornamental loop or tuft in yarn.

Origin

Middle English: from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch knoppe.

Pronunciation

knop

/nɒp/