Kipe vs Kype - What's the difference?

kipe | kype |


As nouns the difference between kipe and kype

is that kipe is an osier basket used for catching fish while kype is the hook that develops in the lower jaw of an adult male salmon when it is ready to spawn.

As a verb kipe

is (slang) to steal.

kipe

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An osier basket used for catching fish.
  • Upturned lower jaw of a male salmon at the end of its life as it returns to fresh water to spawn.
  • Verb

    (kip)
  • (slang) to steal
  • Anagrams

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    kype

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The hook that develops in the lower jaw of an adult male salmon when it is ready to spawn.
  • See also

    *Oncorhynchus , a genus named for the kype.

    References

    * kype, Collins English Dictionary * kype, Oxford English Dictionary