PipraPi"pra\, n.; pl. Pipras. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a woodpecker.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small clamatorial birds belonging to Pipra and allied genera, of the family Piprid[ae]. The male is usually glossy black, varied with scarlet, yellow, or sky blue. They chiefly inhabit South America.