noun Usually tapas.
- tap dancing,
- tap pants,
- tap water,
- tapa cloth,
Origin of tapa1
Origin of tapa2
Examples from the Web for tapa
Adib Khan, the principal of Ghulam Nabi Charkhi school in Tapa e Nader Khan, gives his own wages to keep his school going.
Tapa is not made at Graciosa Bay, but inland; it is often painted in simple but effective geometrical designs.
There is nothing in the texture or manufacture of tapa to prevent its being ornamented with intricate and involved patterns.Evolution in Art|Alfred C. Haddon
The cloth produced is soft and pliable, but is not of the fineness of tapa, and it is always in comparatively narrow pieces.The Tinguian|Fay-Cooper Cole
The bark was well soaked in the water all the days of the process of tapa making.Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina|W. D. Westervelt
The dress of the men consists of a narrow belt of bark and a strip of tapa worn between the legs.