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[lap] /læp/

Also called Laplander
[lap-lan-der, -luh n-] /ˈlæpˌlæn dər, -lən-/ (Show IPA). a member of a Finnic people of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and adjacent regions.
Also called Lappish. any of the languages of the Lapps, closely related to Finnish.
a native or inhabitant of Lapland
a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia
the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
of or relating to this people or their language

1859; see Lapland.


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