The definition of a tapis is a tapestry or other piece of cloth used in home decoration.
An example of tapis is a velvet drape to cover a window.
tapestry used as a curtain, tablecloth, carpet, etc.: now only in on (or upon) the tapis, under consideration
Origin of tapisMiddle French ; from OFr: see tapestry
Tapestry or comparable material used for draperies, carpeting, and furniture covering.
Origin of tapisMiddle English, from Old French; see tapestry.