Definition of mapepire in English:

mapepire

noun

West Indian
  • [usually with modifier] A snake.

    • ‘The mapepires and corals are generally best left alone and usually all of them hightail it out of an area if you are tromping around.’
    • ‘Avid orchid collectors often risk thorny undergrowth, mapepires and tarantulas in search of specimens.’

Origin

Alteration of Carib matapi.

Pronunciation:

mapepire

/ˈmapəpɪə/