Definitions for tapisˈtæp i, ˈtæp ɪs, tæˈpi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tap•isˈtæp i, ˈtæp ɪs, tæˈpi(n.)(pl.)tap•is.

  1. Obs. a carpet, tapestry, or other covering.

    Category: Textiles

Idioms for tapis:

  1. on the tapis,under consideration or discussion.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of tapis:

1485–95; < MF; OF tapiz蠐 Gk tapḗtion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tapestry, tapis(noun)

    a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery

Wiktionary

  1. tapis(Noun)

    Tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tapis(noun)

    tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table

  2. Tapis(verb)

    to cover or work with figures like tapestry

Freebase

  1. Tapis

    Among cultures in the Philippines, Tapis may generally refer to a single rectangular piece of cloth one wraps around oneself as clothing, but usually specifically applies to a colorful hand-woven wraparound skirt which was commonly used by women throughout the Philippines before the arrival of European colonizers, and which is used by some indigenous tribes today. The tapis worn by the Cordilleran women of Northern Luzon, known locally as the alampay, are the most prominent example. It is worn by wrapping the cloth around one's waist and holding the ends together with the use of a tightly tied sash. It generally reaches down to knee length, and the weaving pattern of describes the culture and temperament of the wearer's tribe.

Anagrams of tapis

  1. pitas, PITAs

  2. Pitas


Translations for tapis

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

carpet(noun)

a woven covering for floors etc.

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