\ ˈnēp How to pronounce neap (audio) \

Definition of neap

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: of, relating to, or constituting a neap tide

neap

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Definition of neap (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of neap

Adjective

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neap

Adjective

Middle English neep, from Old English nēp being at the stage of neap tide

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The first known use of neap was before the 12th century

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“Neap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neap. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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