• (zoology) A wattle or flap-like structure on the face.

    "Tompot blennies are distinguished by a pair of lappets above the eyes and dark stripes along the body."

  • "Some vultures have lappets of bare flesh on the sides of the head."

  • A small decorative fold or flap, especially of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress.


  • (transitive) To decorate with, or as if with, lappets.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.