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Use "napa" in a sentence
"Apparently the "napa" (also "nappa") is a borrowed usage from Japanese, but I found no etymological data to support this."
"These supplies would include such things as: decorative ribbons, wreaths, decorations, "cola de rata" (rat's tail, a type of colored ribbon) in various colors, silicone, Santa and Mrs. Claus faces, and "napa" (stuffing for the dolls)."
"Meanwhile Asian vegetables such as napa cabbage and Asian eggplant are becoming an integral part of the American diet, according to a new report in the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) HortTechnology online journal."