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Question Place Mats

Hello all!

Do you guys know how to say "place mats" in Spanish? I am referring to the plastic/cloth/vinyl small individual settings where you would place the plates, napkins, etc. on top.

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Old January 16, 2008, 02:51 PM
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mat: tapete, estera (esterilla)
trivet: salvamanteles, trebede

But I'm not sure what are you really asking.
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In México, tapete is the normal way to say placemat. Tapete can also mean rug or mat in general.
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Sosia, these are what she means.
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