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2 entries found for napkin.
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Main Entry: napĚkin
Pronunciation: primarystressnap-kschwan
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English nappekin "napkin," from nappe "tablecloth," derived from Latin mappa "napkin" --related to APRON, MAP
1 : a small square of cloth or paper used during a meal to wipe the lips or fingers and protect the clothes
2 : a small cloth or towel

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