Lappet definitions

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A decorative flap or loose fold on a garment or headdress.
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A flaplike structure, such as the wattle of a bird or the lobe of the ear.
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A loose flap or fold of a garment or head covering.
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Any fleshy or membranous part hanging loosely or in a fold, as the dewlap of a cow, the lobe of the ear, etc.
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A flaplike structure, such as the wattle of a bird or the lobe of the ear.
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A small decorative fold or flap, especially of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress.
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(zoology) A wattle or flap-like structure on the face.

Some vultures have lappets of bare flesh on the sides of the head.

Tompot blennies are distinguished by a pair of lappets above the eyes and dark stripes along the body.

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To decorate with, or as if with, lappets.

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