Pi"pra (?), n.; pl. Pipras (#). [NL., fr. Gr. a woodpecker.] Zool.

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.


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