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place·mator place mat (plās′măt′)
A protective table mat for a single setting of dishes and flatware.
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a mat set on a dining table beneath a place setting.
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|Noun||1.||place 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
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