1. n. General name for small mollusks, including Theodoxus neglectus. (KL. line 32.) Lei pipipi, lei of pipipi shell, a new type of lei; formerly kūpeʻe ornaments were called lei pipipi because of a superficial resemblance. (PCP pipipi.)
2. vs. Small and close together, as stars or pipipi shells; small, squinting, as eyes. hoʻo.pipipi To put close together; to squint. Kanu hoʻopipipi i nā ʻanoʻano, plant the seeds close together.
3. See hale pipipi.