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A small magnifying glass.
[French, from Old French, flawed gem, probably of Germanic origin.]
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(Tools) a magnifying glass used by jewellers, horologists, etc
[C20: from French (formerly an imperfect precious stone), from Old French, of obscure origin]
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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]
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|Noun||1.||loupe - small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists|
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n (for jewellers and watchmakers) → Lupe f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
n. lupa binocular, lente convexa de aumento usada esp. por cirujanos y oculistas.
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