Definition of piapiac in English:

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piapiac

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪəpɪək/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A black long-tailed African crow that often feeds gregariously among grazing mammals.
  • Ptilostomus afer, family Corvidae.
Example sentences
  • For the purposes of our bird news services, Piapiac is classed as ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland.
  • Moving on we found Senegal Wattled Plovers, Black-headed Plovers and then Spur-winged Plovers, a Melodious Warbler was spotted and then a group of Piapiac.
  • A group of very noisy Piapiac have invaded the hotel garden from somewhere.

Origin

Probably imitative.

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Line breaks: pia|piac

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