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Noun: lappet  la-put
  1. A fleshy wrinkled and often brightly coloured fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards
    - wattle
  2. A small lap on a garment or headdress
  3. Medium-sized hairy moths; larvae are lappet caterpillars
    - lappet moth

Derived forms: lappets

Type of: caruncle, caruncula, lap, lasiocampid, lasiocampid moth, overlap

Encyclopedia: Lappet