Definition of mapepire in English:

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mapepire

Pronunciation: /ˈmapəpɪə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[usually with modifier] West Indian
A snake.
Example sentences
  • Avid orchid collectors often risk thorny undergrowth, mapepires and tarantulas in search of specimens.
  • The mapepires and corals are generally best left alone and usually all of them hightail it out of an area if you are tromping around.

Origin

Alteration of Carib matapi.

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