tapis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, from Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον ‎(tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης ‎(tápēs), from an Iranian source.

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tapis ‎(plural tapises)

  1. Tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive form of tapar

French[edit]

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tapis

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of tapir

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From Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον ‎(tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης ‎(tápēs), from an Iranian source.

Noun[edit]

tapis m ‎(plural tapis)

  1. carpet; mat; rug
  2. (poker) all-in (an instance of betting all of one's chips)

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Indonesian[edit]

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tapis (used in the form menapis)

  1. to filter

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον ‎(tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης ‎(tápēs), from an Iranian source.

Noun[edit]

tapis m ‎(plural tapis)

  1. (Jersey) carpet