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Copt

 (kŏpt)
n.
1. A member of a historically Christian people of Egypt.
2. A member of the Coptic Church.

[French Copte, from New Latin Coptus, from Arabic Qubṭ, Copts, from Coptic Gyptias, from Greek Aiguptios, an Egyptian, from Aiguptos, Egypt, from Egyptian ḥwt-k'-ptḥ, the name of the temple of Ptah at Memphis : ḥwt, house + k', life force, spirit + ptḥ, Ptah.]
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Copt

(kɒpt)
n
1. (Christian Churches, other) a member of the Coptic Church
2. (Peoples) an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
[C17: from Arabic qubt Copts, from Coptic kyptios Egyptian, from Greek Aiguptios, from Aiguptos Egypt]
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Copt

(kɒpt)

n.
an Egyptian who is a member of the Coptic Church.
[1605–15; < Arabic qubṭ, back formation from qubṭī < Coptic kyptios, variant of gyptios < Greek Aigýptios Egyptian]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Copt - an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
Egyptian - a native or inhabitant of Egypt
2.Copt - a member of the Coptic Church
Coptic Church - the ancient Christian church of Egypt
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
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Translations

Copt

[kɒpt] Ncopto/a m/f
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Like all the volumes in the outstanding Bibliotheque Copte de Nag Hammadi series under the aegis of Louis Painchaud at Laval University.
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Cham el Nassim fetee par les Egyptiens de toutes confessions, aussi bien les chretiens que les musulmans, le jour de la fete coincide souvent avec le jour de la Paque orthodoxe, fetee par les coptes.
[beaucoup moins que]Ce n'est pas un conflit politique entre diverses factions, mais une lutte de tous les Egyptiens contre le terrorisme[beaucoup plus grand que], a estime le patriarche d'Alexandrie des coptes. C'est assurement cette dimension nationale et democratique du combat contre le terrorisme qui suscite le soutien de la communaute catholique copte, recusant le sectarisme et une quelconque fracture entre les chretiens et les musulmans.
Lors d'une reunion avec 20 membres du Conseil de la Choura, le Pape copte orthodoxe Tawadros II a fait part de ses voeux d'une loi qui permettrait de proteger l'Egypte des conflits sectaires.