pi·​root | \ pīˈrüt \

Definition of piroot

1 South & Midland : to go about idly or aimlessly often used with around
2 South & Midland : to nose around : snoop went pirooting into a cave— J. F. Dobie

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History and Etymology for piroot

probably alteration (influenced by root) of pirouette entry 2

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“Piroot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piroot. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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