Lapp Gold - translation of the Finnish beer brand Lapin Kulta which can also be variously translated as "Gold from Lapland", "Lapland Gold" and hence "Lapp Gold"
Other Word Forms
Origin of lapp
- Swedish from Old Swedish lapper piece perhaps of Finnish origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Swedish lapp. This in turn originally possibly an extension of the meaning "patch" (in reference to poorness), or from Finnish lape (“periphery") (in reference to geography).