place mat

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or place mat  (plās′măt′)
A protective table mat for a single setting of dishes and flatware.

place′ mat`

a mat set on a dining table beneath a place setting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: mat - a mat serving as table linen for an individual place settingplace mat - a mat serving as table linen for an individual place setting
mat - a small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it
napery, table linen - linens for the dining table

place mat

n (cork) → sottopiatto; (linen) → tovaglietta
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