pipa

noun pi·pa \ ˈpēpə \

Definition of pipa

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

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Origin and Etymology of pipa

Dutch, from Galibi


pi-pa

noun \ ˈpēˈpä \

Definition of pi-pa

plural -s
: 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

Origin and Etymology of pi-pa

Chinese (Pekingese) p'i2 p'a1


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of pipa


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