piper

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English[edit]

piper (playing bagpipes)

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

piper ‎(plural pipers)

  1. A musician who plays a pipe.
  2. A bagpiper.
  3. A baby pigeon.
  4. A common European gurnard (Trigla lyra), having a large head, with prominent nasal projection, and with large, sharp, opercular spines.
  5. A sea urchin (Goniocidaris hystrix) with very long spines, native to the American and European coasts.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

piper

  1. Archaic form of pepper.

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Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Greek πιπέρι ‎(pipéri), from Ancient Greek πέπερι ‎(péperi).

Noun[edit]

piper m

  1. pepper (plant)
  2. pepper (spice)

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Latin[edit]

piper (pepper)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέπερι ‎(péperi, pepper), via Middle Persian from an Indo-Aryan source; compare Sanskrit पिप्पलि ‎(pippali, long pepper).

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Noun[edit]

piper n ‎(genitive piperis); third declension

  1. pepper

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative piper pipera
genitive piperis piperum
dative piperī piperibus
accusative piper pipera
ablative pipere piperibus
vocative piper pipera

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References[edit]

  • piper in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • piper in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • piper” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • piper in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • piper in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

piper

  1. (Jersey, onomatopoeia) to peep

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

piper m, f

  1. indefinite plural of pipe

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

piper f

  1. indefinite plural of pipe

Old English[edit]

Noun[edit]

piper m

  1. Alternative form of pipor

Romanian[edit]

piper

Etymology[edit]

From Slavic piperĭ, Greek πιπέρι ‎(pipéri), from Ancient Greek πέπερι ‎(péperi).

Noun[edit]

piper m

  1. pepper (plant)
  2. pepper (spice)

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

piper

  1. present tense of pipa.

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

piper

  1. pepper (spice)