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napa

[nap-uh, nah-puh]
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noun
  1. Chinese cabbage.
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Origin of napa

of undetermined orig.

Napa

[nap-uh]
noun
  1. a city in W California: center of wine-producing region.
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nappa

or na·pa

[nap-uh, nah-puh]
noun
  1. a very soft glove leather made from the skin of a sheep, kid, or goat.
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nappa

noun
  1. a soft leather, used in gloves and clothes, made from sheepskin, lambskin, or kid
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Word Origin

C19: named after Napa, California, where it was originally made
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Word Origin and History for napa

Napa

California county noted for wines, perhaps from a Southern Patwin (Wiuntun) word meaning "homeland."

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