tapis

noun
tap·​is | \ ˈta-ˌpē How to pronounce tapis (audio) , ta-ˈpē\

Definition of tapis

archaic
: a small tapestry used for hangings and floor and table coverings
on the tapis
: under consideration

First Known Use of tapis

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tapis

Anglo-French — more at tapestry

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