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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: crêpe, from Old French crespe 'curled', from Latin crispus; CRISP2

crepe

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish, Material, Textiles
crepe , crêpe
1 [uncountable]TIM a type of light soft thin cloth, with very small folded lines on its surface, made from cotton, silk, wool etc
2 [countable]DFF a very thin pancake
3 [uncountable]TI tightly pressed rubber used especially for making the bottoms of shoes:
crepe-soled shoes

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