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See also: píob

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Vulgar Latin *pīpa, from Latin pipire, pipiare, pipare, from pīpiō (to chirp, peep), of imitative origin; possibly via Old English pipe or Old Norse pípa. Compare Irish píb.


pìob f (genitive singular pìoba, plural pìoban)

  1. pipe, tube
  2. bagpipes
  3. pipe (for smoking)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Bagpipes are referred to in Scottish Gaelic in the singular: a' phìob.

Derived terms[edit]