Pronunciation: (lan-yap', lan'yap), [key]
1. Chiefly Southern Louisiana and Southeast Texas.a small gift given with a purchase to a customer, by way of compliment or for good measure; bonus.
2. a gratuity or tip.
3. an unexpected or indirect benefit. Also,la•gnappe'.
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