Definition of piapiac in English:



  • A black long-tailed African crow that often feeds gregariously among grazing mammals.

    Ptilostomus afer, family Corvidae

    • ‘For the purposes of our bird news services, Piapiac is classed as ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland.’
    • ‘Moving on we found Senegal Wattled Plovers, Black-headed Plovers and then Spur-winged Plovers, a Melodious Warbler was spotted and then a group of Piapiac.’
    • ‘On the golf course were about a dozen Piapiac, a couple of Senegal Coucal, Blue-bellied Roller, Grey Kestrel, 3 Shikra and a Lanner Falcon.’
    • ‘A group of very noisy Piapiac have invaded the hotel garden from somewhere.’


Probably imitative.