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Yes. The word piper is a Scrabble US word. The word piper is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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Valid words made from Piper

You can make 24 words from 'piper' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'piper'

PIPER 9 

4 letters words from 'piper'

PERI 6PERP 8
PIER 6PIPE 8
PREP 8REPP 8
RIPE 6RIPP 8

3 letters words from 'piper'

IRE 3PEP 7
PER 5PIE 5
PIP 7PIR 5
PRE 5REI 3
REP 5RIP 5

2 letters words from 'piper'

ER 2PE 4
PI 4RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of piper

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word piper. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in piper.

Definitions and meaning of piper

piper

Etymology 1

From Middle English piper, pipere; equivalent to pipe +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpaɪ.pə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpaɪ.pɚ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪpə(r)

Noun

piper (plural pipers)

  1. A musician who plays a pipe.
  2. A bagpiper.
  3. A baby pigeon.
  4. A common European gurnard (Trigla lyra), having a large head, with prominent nasal projection, and with large, sharp, opercular spines.
  5. A sea urchin (Goniocidaris hystrix) with very long spines, native to the American and European coasts.
Synonyms
  • (bagpiper): bagpiper
  • (baby pigeon): squab, baby pigeon, pigeon chick
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

piper

  1. Archaic form of pepper.

Anagrams

  • PIREP

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • piperu, chiper

Etymology

From Greek πιπέρι (pipéri), from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi).

Noun

piper m

  1. pepper (plant)
  2. pepper (spice)

Derived terms

  • mpipiredz

See also

  • pipercã
  • sari

Latin

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi, pepper), via Middle Persian from an Indo-Aryan source, ultimately from Sanskrit पिप्पलि (pippali, long pepper).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpi.per/, [ˈpɪ.pɛr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈpi.per/, [ˈpiː.pɛr]

Noun

piper n (genitive piperis); third declension

  1. pepper

Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Derived terms

  • piperātārius
  • piperātōrium
  • piperātum
  • piperātus
  • piperita

Related terms

  • piperītis

Descendants

Borrowings

References

  • piper in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • piper in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • piper in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • piper in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • piper in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English pipor.

Noun

piper

  1. Alternative form of peper

Etymology 2

From Old English pīpere; equivalent to pipe +‎ -er; compare Old Norse pípari and Old High German pfīfari.

Alternative forms

  • pipare, pipere, pyper, pypere, pypare

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpiːpər(ə)/

Noun

piper (plural pipers)

  1. A piper; one who plays a pipe.
Descendants
  • English: piper
  • Scots: piper
References
  • “pīper(e (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-12-07.

Norman

Verb

piper

  1. (Jersey, onomatopoeia) to peep

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

piper m or f

  1. indefinite plural of pipe

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

piper f

  1. indefinite plural of pipe

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.per/

Noun

piper m

  1. Alternative form of pipor

Romanian

Etymology

From Bulgarian пипе́р (pipér), from Proto-Slavic *pьpьrь, from Latin piper, from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi), from Sanskrit पिप्पलि (pippali).

Noun

piper m (plural piperi)

Declension

  1. pepper (plant)
  2. pepper (spice)

See also

  • sare

Swedish

Verb

piper

  1. present tense of pipa.

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian piper, from Proto-West Germanic *piper, from Latin piper, from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi), ultimately from an Indo-Aryan source.

Noun

piper c (plural pipers, diminutive piperke)

  1. pepper (spice)

Further reading

  • “piper”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • one who plays the pipes.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)