lappet: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (lap'it), [key]
- a small lap, flap, or loosely hanging part, esp. of a garment or headdress. See illus. under
- a projecting, lobelike structure in certain invertebrate animals.
- a wattle or other fleshy process on a bird's head.
- a rack or bar containing needles, situated at the front of the reed, and used in the production of figured patterns.
- an ornamented fabric produced by lappet weaving.
- lappet (Thesaurus)