Loupe meaning

lo͝op
A small magnifying glass used chiefly by watchmakers and jewelers.
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Any of various types of small, high-powered magnifying lens held or worn close to the eye, used by jewelers.
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A magnifying glass, usually mounted in an eyepiece, often used by jewellers and watchmakers.
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A type of short-range binoculars used by surgeons and dentists.
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Origin of loupe

  • French from Old French flawed gem probably of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French loupe.

    From Wiktionary