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 (tăp′ē, tăp′ĭs, tă-pē′)
n. Obsolete
Tapestry or comparable material used for draperies, carpeting, and furniture covering.
on the tapis
Under consideration.

[Middle English, from Old French; see tapestry.]
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(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]
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(ˈtæp i, ˈtæp ɪs, tæˈpi)

n., pl. tap•is.
Obs. a carpet, tapestry, or other covering.
on the tapis, under consideration or discussion.
[1485–95; < Middle French; Old French tapiz « Greek tapḗtion]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tapis - a heavy textile with a woven designtapis - a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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