Definition of pipery in US English:

pipery

(also piperi, piperie)

noun

historical
  • A raft or boat resembling a catamaran, used on the east coast of South America and in the Caribbean.

Origin

Late 17th century. From French piperie, further etymology uncertain; perhaps from Spanish pipería (in nautical context) set of barrels for storing fresh water from pipa + -ería.

Pronunciation

pipery

/ˈpɪpəri/