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loupe

 (lo͞op)
n.
A small magnifying glass.

[French, from Old French, flawed gem, probably of Germanic origin.]

loupe

(luːp)
n
(Tools) a magnifying glass used by jewellers, horologists, etc
[C20: from French (formerly an imperfect precious stone), from Old French, of obscure origin]

loupe

(lup)

n.
a magnifying glass used by jewelers and watchmakers, esp. one designed to fit in the eye socket.
[1905–10; < French, orig. an imperfect gem, a mass of hot metal « Germanic; see lob]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loupe - small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists
magnifying glass, simple microscope, hand glass - light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is used to produce an enlarged image; "the magnifying glass was invented by Roger Bacon in 1250"
Translations

loupe

n (for jewellers and watchmakers) → Lupe f

loupe

n. lupa binocular, lente convexa de aumento usada esp. por cirujanos y oculistas.
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