Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who plays the bagpipe.
  • n. One who plays on a pipe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A musician who plays a pipe.
  • n. A bagpiper.
  • n. A baby pigeon.
  • n. A common European gurnard (Trigla lyra), having a large head, with prominent nasal projection, and with large, sharp, opercular spines.
  • n. A sea urchin (Goniocidaris hystrix) with very long spines, native to the American and European coasts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See pepper.
  • n. One who plays on a pipe, or the like, esp. on a bagpipe.
  • n.
  • n. A common European gurnard (Trigla lyra), having a large head, with prominent nasal projection, and with large, sharp, opercular spines.
  • n. A sea urchin (Goniocidaris hystrix) having very long spines, native of both the American and European coasts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which pipes; one who plays on a pipe.
  • n. Specifically
  • n. In ornithology:
  • n. A sandpiper or sandpeep; a bird of the genus Tringa or some related genus, as Ereunetes. See cuts under Ereunetes, sandpiper, and stint.
  • n. A young squab; a newly hatched pigeon.
  • n. In ichthyology:
  • n. The most general English name of the lyre-gurnard, Trigla lyra.
  • n. An exocœtoid fish, Hemirhamphus intermedius, with an elongate body and ensiform lower jaw, common in New Zealand, and esteemed for its flesh as well as for the sport it gives. Also called garfish, ihi, and halfbeak.
  • n. A kind of caddis-worm. See the quotation.
  • n. The piper-urchin.
  • n. In apiculture, an after-swarm having a virgin queen. Phin, Dict.
  • n. See the quotation.
  • n. A genus of plants, the type of the order Piperaceæ and tribe Prpereæ, characterized by the two to six stamens with distinct anther-cells, and an obtuse or slightly beaked ovary crowned with from two to five stigmas, becoming in fruit a small berry.
  • n. In ichthyology: Same as balao.
  • n. In Newfoundland, a haddock which is only half dried.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who plays the bagpipe
  • n. type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs

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  • Hernesheir's wife's given name.]

    January 15, 2009

  • a person who is overly hiper and piped up to the point where their aqquaintences will think something is wrong.

    January 15, 2009