What is Lappet?

Lappet definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:

a small lap, flap, or loosely hanging part, especially of a garment or headdress.
a projecting, lobelike structure in certain invertebrate animals.
Ornithology. a wattle or other fleshy process on a bird’s head.

  1. a rack or bar containing needles, situated at the front of the reed, and used in the production of figured patterns.
  2. an ornamented fabric produced by lappet weaving.