Lapp definition

lăp
(countable) An indigenous person from Lapland. One of the Sami people.
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A Sami.
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A member of a people living in Lapland.
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The Finnic language of this people.
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(uncountable) The language of the Lapp peoples.
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From Lapland or of the Lapp peoples.

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"

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lapp
Plural:
lapps

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).

    From Wiktionary