Apron Definition

āprən
aprons
noun
aprons
A garment of cloth, leather, etc. worn over the front part of the body, usually to protect one's clothes.
Webster's New World
Anything like an apron in appearance or use.
Webster's New World
A hard surface bordering a structure or area.
Wiktionary

The sides of a tree’s canopy.

Wiktionary
verb
aprons
To put an apron on or provide an apron for.
Webster's New World
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other
An area covered by a blanketlike deposit of glacial, eolian, marine, or alluvial sediments, especially an area at the foot of a mountain or in front of a glacier.
American Heritage Science

Other Word Forms of Apron

Noun

Singular:
apron
Plural:
aprons

Origin of Apron

  • Earlier napron, from Old French napperon, diminutive of nappe (“tablecloth”), from Latin nappa (“napkin”). The phrase a napron was reinterpreted as an apron, that is why the initial n is now missing.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from an apron alteration of a napron from Old French naperon diminutive of nape tablecloth from Latin mappa napkin map

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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