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Meaning of LAGNIAPPE

Pronunciation:  lan'yap

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a small gift (especially one given by a merchant to a customer who makes a purchase)

LAGNIAPPE is a 9 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: gift



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\La*gniappe\, Lagnappe \La*gnappe"\, n. [Etym.
In Louisiana, a trifling present given to customers by
tradesmen; a gratuity.

      Lagniappe . . .is something thrown in, gratis, for good
      measure.                                 --Mark Twain.

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