pap

noun (1)
\ˈpap \

Definition of pap 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 chiefly dialectal : nipple, teat

2 : something shaped like a nipple

pap

noun (2)

Definition of pap (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a soft food (as for infants)

2 : political patronage

3 : something lacking solid value or substance

First Known Use of pap

Noun (1)

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pap

Noun (1)

Middle English pappe; of imitative origin

Noun (2)

Middle English

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pap

noun
\ˈpap \

Medical Definition of pap 

: a soft food (as for infants)

Legal Definition of PAP 

personal automobile policy

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