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- IPA: /ˈnæp.kɪn/
napkin (plural napkins)
- A serviette; a (usually rectangular) piece of cloth or paper used at the table for wiping the mouth and hands for cleanliness while eating.
- (UK, obsolete) A nappy (UK), a diaper (American).
- A small scarf worn on the head by Christian woman when entering a Roman Catholic church, as a token of modesty.
- A sanitary napkin.
diaper — see diaper