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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knop \Knop\ (n[o^]p), n. [OE. knop, knoppe; cf. D. knop, knoop, G. knopf, Dan. knap, knop, Sw. knapp, knopp, button, bud, Icel. knappr, and E. knap, n. Cf. Knap, Knob.] 1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button. [1913 Webster] Four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops and their flowers. --Ex. xxv. 21. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Any boldly projecting sculptured ornament; esp., the ornamental termination of a pinnacle, and then synonymous with finial; -- called also knob, and knosp. [1913 Webster] Knop sedge (Bot.), the bur reed (Sparganium); -- so called from its globular clusters of seed vessels. --Prior. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knosp \Knosp\, n. [Cf. G. knospe bud, E. knop, knar.] (Arch.) Same as Knop, 2. --Milman. [1913 Webster]