pipi

pipi

[pee-pee]
noun, plural pipi, pipis.
1.
an edible bivalve of eastern Australia, Plebidonax deltoides.
2.
an edible bivalve of New Zealand, Mesodesma novae-zelandiae.

Origin:
1810–20; < Maori

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pipi (ˈpɪpiː)
 
n , pl pipi, pipis
any of various shellfishes, esp Plebidonax deltoides of Australia or Mesodesma novae-zelandiae of New Zealand
 
[Māori]

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