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diaper

noun [C]  /ˈdɑɪ·pər, ˈdɑɪ·ə·pər/ us  
a thick, soft, cloth or plastic-covered paper that can be placed between the legs and fastened around the waist, used for a baby who has not yet learned to use a toilet: disposable diapers
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