Entry from British & World English dictionary
Another term for Suriname toad.
- In Pipa, a secondarily aquatic frog, using alternate sets of histological sections, reveals that, apart from Jacobson's organ, this species has a ‘water-nose’ and an ‘air-nose’.
Early 18th century: probably from Galibi.
Definition of pipa in:
A shallow-bodied, four-stringed Chinese lute.
- Since '96, Montreal has been home to Fang, her pipa (the Chinese lute) and the stack of awards and honours she picked up in her native China.
- The founder and musical director Khor Seng Chew emerged in music circles as the Malaysian national pipa champion, beating over 100 contestants.
- Many Chinese people might have forgotten that pipa the traditional Chinese instrument, was actually introduced to China along the Silk Road.
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