nep

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from nepte.

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nep (plural neps)

  1. Catmint, catnip; Nepeta cataria.
    • 1653, Nicholas Culpeper, The English Physician Enlarged, Folio 2007, p. 201:
      Nep is generally used for women to procure their courses, being taken inwardly or outwardly, either alone or with other convenient herbs in a decoction to bathe them, of sit over the hot fumes thereof.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Nepp.

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Noun[edit]

nep m (uncountable)

  1. imitation, fake

Adjective[edit]

nep (comparative nepper, superlative nepst)

  1. fake, not real
  2. artificial, not natural

Declension[edit]

This word is used more often in compounds than as an attributive adjective. Thus, the inflected form neppe is rarely used, and prefixing with nep- is more common. The predicative and partitive forms are used normally.

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