Pronunciation Noun

nape (plural napes)

  1. The back part of the neck.
  2. (zoology) The part of a fish or bird immediately behind the head.
Synonyms Translations Noun

nape (plural napes)

  1. (obsolete) A tablecloth.

nape (napes, present participle naping; past and past participle naped)

  1. (transitive, military, slang) To bombard with napalm.


nape (plural napes)

  1. (organic chemistry) Abbreviation of N-acyl-phosphatidylethanolamine.
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