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lappet

Zoology a lobelike hanging structure, such as the wattle on a bird's head

lappet

[′lap·ət]
(textiles)
An attachment for a loom, used to insert floating warp threads into a fabric.
A lightweight patterned fabric such as dotted swiss made with such an attachment.
(zoology)
A lobe or flaplike projection, such as on the margin of a jellyfish or the wattle of a bird.

lappet

One of a series of pendants trimming the eaves of a roof.