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Noun: napkin  nap-kin
  1. A small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing
    - table napkin, serviette [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
    - diaper [N. Amer], nappy [Brit]

Derived forms: napkins

Type of: garment, napery, table linen

Encyclopedia: Napkin