apron [-s] n

OFr naperon < L. mappa, table-napkin.

  1. Corolla; [fig.] petal of a flower; white flower of the lily plant.
  2. Protective outer garment; extra piece of cloth used to keep clothes clean; leather work skirt covering the front of the body.
  3. Raiment; garment for cooking; [fig.] colorful clouds; sky with colored clouds.