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pap1 / pap/ • n. often derog. bland soft or semiliquid food such as that suitable for babies or invalids: trying to eat a trayful of tasteless pap. ∎ derog. reading matter or entertainment that is worthless or lacking in substance: limitless channels serving up an undemanding diet of pap. pap2 • n. archaic or dial. a woman's breast or nipple.

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pap2 soft or semi-liquid food for infants. XV. prob. — (M)LG., MDu. pappe (Du. pap), prob. — medL. pappa, f. L. pappāre eat, ult. derived from baby language (cf. L. pap(p)a, used by infants in calling for food).

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pap1 teat, nipple. XII. ME. pappe, prob. immed. from Scand. (cf. Sw. and Norw. dial. pappe), ult. f. an imit. base *pap- expressing the noise of sucking; cf. L. papilla, late L. papula nipple, Lith. pāpas teat. Cf. next.

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PAP n. primary atypical pneumonia. See atypical (pneumonia).

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PAP (Singapore) People's Action Party
• Polska Agencja Prasowa (Polish Press Agency)
• Med. pulmonary arterial pressure

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