Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of mapepire in English:
noun[usually with modifier] West Indian
- 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.
Alteration of Carib matapi.
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