nipple shield n.
A cap or dome placed over the nipple of the breast to protect it during nursing.
[nip-uh l-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈnɪp əlˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. a yellow-flowered plant, Lapsana communis, found in woods and on wasteland. /ˈnɪpəlˌwɜːt/ noun 1. an annual Eurasian plant, Lapsana communis, with pointed oval leaves and small yellow flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
[nee-pawn; English ni-pon, nip-on] /niˈpɔn; English nɪˈpɒn, ˈnɪp ɒn/ noun 1. a Japanese name of . /ˈnɪpɒn/ noun 1. transliteration of a Japanese name for Japan
[nip-uh-neez, -nees] /ˌnɪp əˈniz, -ˈnis/ noun, plural Nipponese, adjective 1. . /ˌnɪpəˈniːz/ adjective, noun (pl) -nese 1. another word for Japanese “Japanese,” 1859, from Nippon, Japanese word for “Japan,” from ni(chi) “the sun” + pon, hon “source,” which is said to be from Chinese for “rising sun-place.” Derisive slang shortening Nip attested from 1942.
[ni-poo r] /nɪˈpʊər/ noun 1. an ancient Sumerian and Babylonian city in SE Iraq: partially excavated. /nɪˈpʊə/ noun 1. an ancient Sumerian and Babylonian city, the excavated site of which is in SE Iraq: an important religious centre, abandoned in the 12th or 13th century