: having a nape especially of a specific kind or color
used in combination
a yellow-naped parrot
scaly-naped pigeons
a black-naped hare
Walnut the white-naped crane isn't like all the other girls.Saryn Chorney

Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of naped was in 1819

Dictionary Entries Near naped

Cite this Entry

“Naped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naped. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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