Origin of stupe; from Classical Latin stupa, stuppa, tow: see stop
Origin of stupeShort for stupid.
Origin of stupeMiddle English, from Latin stuppa, st&umacron;pa, tow, from Greek stupp&emacron;, stupeion, coarse fiber of hemp or flax.
Shortening of stupid.
- a hot, wet medicated cloth or sponge applied externally
(third-person singular simple present stupes, present participle stuping, simple past and past participle stuped)
- To foment with such a cloth or sponge.
From Middle English, from Latin stÅ«pa, variant of stuppa.