pipi

[ pee-pee ]
/ ˈpi pi /

noun, plural pi·pi, pi·pis.

an edible bivalve of eastern Australia, Plebidonax deltoides.
an edible bivalve of New Zealand, Mesodesma novae-zelandiae.

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Origin of pipi

Borrowed into English from Maori around 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for pipi

pipi
/ (ˈpɪpiː) /

noun plural pipi or pipis

any of various shellfishes, esp Plebidonax deltoides of Australia or Mesodesma novae-zelandiae of New Zealand

Word Origin for pipi

Māori
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