crepe also crêpe (krāp)
1. A light soft thin fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or another fiber, with a crinkled surface. Also called crape.
2. See crape.
3. Crepe paper.
4. Crepe rubber.
5. (also krĕp) A very thin pancake, often wrapped around a sweet or savory filling.
[French crêpe, from Old French crespe, curly, from Latin crispus; see sker-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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