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tap·is(tăp′ē, tăp′ĭs, tă-pē′)
Tapestry or comparable material used for draperies, carpeting, and furniture covering.
on the tapis
[Middle English, from Old French; see tapestry.]
tapis(ˈtæpiː; ˈtæpɪ; French tapi)
n, pl tapis
(Knitting & Sewing) tapestry or carpeting, esp as formerly used to cover a table in a council chamber
[C17: from French, from Old French tapiz, from Greek tapētion rug, from tapēs carpet]
tap•is(ˈtæp i, ˈtæp ɪs, tæˈpi)
n., pl. tap•is.
Obs. a carpet, tapestry, or other covering.Idioms:
on the tapis, under consideration or discussion.
[1485–95; < Middle French; Old French tapiz « Greek tapḗtion]
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|Noun||1.||tapis - a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery|