lagniappe

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Cajun French, from Spanish la ñapa variant of yapa, from Quechua yapay.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: la‧gniappe
  • IPA(key): /ˈlænjæp/

Noun[edit]

lagniappe (plural lagniappes)

  1. (Louisiana, Mississippi, Trinidad and Tobago, uncommon) An extra or unexpected gift or benefit, such as that given to a customer when they purchase something else.

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