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One entry found for apron.
Main Entry: apron
Pronunciation: primarystressamacr-prschwan, -pschwarn
Function: noun
Etymology: from Middle English napron "protective garment" (a napron was mistaken for an apron), derived from early French nape "cloth," from Latin mappa "napkin" --related to MAP, NAPKIN
1 : a garment worn on the front of the body to keep the clothing from getting dirty
2 : something that suggests or resembles an apron in shape, position, or use: as a : the part of the stage in front of the curtain b : the paved part of an airport next to the terminal area or hangars

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