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pipkin a small earthenware cooking pot.
pippin any of a number of varieties of apple. [2 definitions]
pipsissewa any of several evergreen herbs bearing white or pink flowers and jagged leathery leaves, formerly used as a diuretic and tonic.
pipsqueak (informal) a person considered to be contemptibly small or insignificant.
piquant of food, having a deliciously sharp or spicy taste. [2 definitions]
piqué a type of ribbed fabric.
pique to incite to hostility or resentment, esp. by hurting the feelings. [4 definitions]
piquet a card game for two people that is played with a deck of thirty-two cards.
piracy robbery or illegal attack at sea. [2 definitions]
piragua a canoe made of a hollowed-out tree trunk; dugout. [2 definitions]
piranha any of various small freshwater fishes of South America that, in groups, often attack and eat large animals.
pirarucu see "arapaime."
pirate someone who, for private gain, attacks or plunders ships at sea or raids coastal settlements. [7 definitions]
pirogi small pastry turnovers of Russian origin that are filled with meat, fish, cheese, potatoes, or the like.
pirogue a dugout canoe or other dugout boat.
pirouette a ballet movement involving a rapid rotation of the body upon the toes or foot. [2 definitions]
piscatorial of, concerning, or characteristic of fish, the art of fishing, or those who fish.
Pisces an autumn zodiacal constellation located between Aquarius and Aries; Fish. [4 definitions]
pisci- fish.
pisciculture the breeding, hatching, and rearing of fish as a science or industry; fish farming.
piscine of, like, or pertaining to a fish or fishes.