piper

play
noun pip·er \ˈpī-pər\

Definition of piper

  1. :  one that plays on a pipe

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of piper

before 12th century


PIPER Defined for English Language Learners

piper

play
noun pip·er \ˈpī-pər\

Definition of piper for English Language Learners

  • : a person who plays a pipe or the bagpipes


Medical Dictionary

Piper

play play
noun Pi·per \ˈpī-pər, ˈpip-ər\

Medical Definition of Piper

  1. :  a very large genus (the type of the family piperaceae) of tropical plants that comprise the true peppers, are mostly climbing jointed shrubs with pulpy fruit, and include the betel (P. betle), kava (P. methysticum), and matico (P. angustifolium) and the sources of cubebs (from P. cubeba) and black and white pepper (from P. nigrum)



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