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Copts \Copts\ (k[o^]pts"), n. pl.; sing. Copt (k[o^]pt). [See Coptic.] (Etnol.) 1. An Egyptian race thought to be descendants of the ancient Egyptians. [1913 Webster] 2. The principal sect of Christians in Egypt and the valley of the Nile. [1913 Webster] Note: they belong to the Jacobite sect of Monophysite Christians, and for eleven centuries have had possession of the patriarchal chair of Alexandria. [1913 Webster]