crêpe

[ kreyp; for 2 also krep or, French, krep ]
/ kreɪp; for 2 also krɛp or, French, krɛp /

noun, plural crêpes [kreyps; for 2 also kreps or, French, krep] /kreɪps; for 2 also krɛps or, French, krɛp/.

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Origin of crêpe

From French; see origin at crepe

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH crêpe

crap crape crepe crêpe crept
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British Dictionary definitions for crêpe

crepe

crape

/ (kreɪp) /

noun

  1. a light cotton, silk, or other fabric with a fine ridged or crinkled surface
  2. (as modifier)a crepe dress
a black armband originally made of this, worn as a sign of mourning
a very thin pancake, often rolled or folded around a filling

verb

(tr) to cover or drape with crepe

Word Origin for crepe

C19: from French crêpe, from Latin crispus curled, uneven, wrinkled
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