noun (1)
pi·​pa | \ ˈpēpə\

Definition of pipa

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 plural -s : surinam toad
2 capitalized [ New Latin, from Dutch pipa ] : a genus of toads comprising solely the Surinam toad


noun (2)
\ ˈpēˈpä\
plural -s

Definition of pi-pa (Entry 2 of 2)

: a 4-stringed Chinese musical instrument plucked like a guitar and having a large body resembling a lute and a neck with 12 or more frets that leads into the body

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History and Etymology for pipa

Noun (1)

Dutch, from Galibi

Noun (2)

Chinese (Pekingese) p'i2 p'a1

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