Definition of Tappa

1. Noun. The thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus.

Exact synonyms: Tapa, Tapa Bark, Tappa Bark
Generic synonyms: Bark



2. Noun. A paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark.
Exact synonyms: Tapa
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile

Definition of Tappa

1. a bark fabric [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tappa

tapiroid
tapirs
tapis
tapiser
tapisers
tapises
tapist
tapists
taplash
taplashes
tapless
taplitumomab
tapoa tafa
tapotement
tapotements
tappa (current term)
tappable
tappas
tapped
tapped out
tappee
tappees
tappen
tapper
tappers
tappester
tappet
tappet wrench
tappets
tappice

Literary usage of Tappa

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1893)
"Mediatized Chiefs—Bhopal Agency—Satoda, tappa. Part I In 1891 the population was 14370; the revenue is about Rupees 31000 ; and the area is about 81 square ..."

2. The Story of Laulii: A Daughter of Samoa. Giving Her Life, Manners and by Laulii Willis (1889)
"tappa. tappa is made from the bark of the paper-mulberry tree. The inside lining is stripped off, and the narrow strips are laid in the bed of a running ..."

3. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"tappa- hannock, Va., June 13, 1857. He studied art abroad from 1880-83 ; was a pupil of Carolus Duran, Paris. Among his historic paintings ..."

4. Typee: Areal Romance of the South Sea by Herman Melville (1892)
"... Process of making tappa. THE knowledge I had now obtained as to the intention of the savages deeply affected me. ..."

5. Typee: Areal Romance of the South Sea by Herman Melville (1892)
"... Process of making tappa. THE knowledge I had now obtained as to the intention of the savages deeply affected me. Marnoo, I perceived, was a man who, ..."

6. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1893)
"tappa. This estate, which consists of twelve villages in the Gwalior pargana ... of tappa, under a mediation effected by Major Henley, the Political Agent ..."

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