Definition of Pipra

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pipridae containing the typical manakins.

Exact synonyms: Genus Pipra
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Pipridae, Pipridae
Member holonyms: Manakin



Definition of Pipra

1. n. Any one of numerous species of small clamatorial birds belonging to Pipra and allied genera, of the family Pipridæ. The male is usually glossy black, varied with scarlet, yellow, or sky blue. They chiefly inhabit South America.

Definition of Pipra

1. Noun. (zoology) Any member of the bird genus ''Pipra''; a manakin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pipra

1. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A woodpecker. Any one of numerous species of small clamatorial birds belonging to Pipra and allied genera, of the family Pipridae. The male is usually glossy black, varied with scarlet, yellow, or sky blue. They chiefly inhabit South America. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pipra

pipkins
pipless
pipobroman
piposulfan
pipotiazine
pipotiazine palmitate
pipped
pippier
pippiest
pippin
pipping
pippins
pippul
pippul tree
pippy
pipra (current term)
pipradol
pipradrol hydrochloride
pipras
piprine
piprinhydrinate
pips
pipsissewa
pipsissewas
pipsqueak
pipsqueaks
pipsyl
pipul
pipuls
pipy

Literary usage of Pipra

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1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1907)
"Мш. NH Paris); in Jardine's Contr. Orn., 1852, 132, pi. c, fig. 1.—pipra ... d pipra coracina Sclater, Proc. Zool. Soc. bond., 1856, 29 (Bogota. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"pipra, Lin. The Manakins have a compressed beak, higher than it is broad, ... pipra, Cuv. The Manakins proper are small, and remarkable in general for their ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"Similar to P. pipra pipra but adult male with under parts ... Adolph. Regis., ii, 1764, 82 ; Syst. Nat., ed. 12, i, 1766, 340. [pipra] ..."

4. The Zoological Miscellany: Being Descriptions of New Or Interesting Animals by William Elford Leach (1814)
"... pipra. Pi PR A. Linn., Lath., Gmel., Cuv., Dum. MANACUS, Brisson. ... confounded pipra with Parus (Titmouse), but in the twelfth edition he established ..."

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