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 or comparable material used for draperies, carpeting, and furniture covering.
Tapestry used as a curtain, tablecloth, carpet, etc.
on the tapis
- Under consideration.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of tapis
- Middle English from Old French tapestry
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition