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Main Entry: dipĚper
Pronunciation: primarystressdip-schwar
Function: noun
1 : one that dips; especially : something (as a long-handled cup) used for dipping
2 : any of several birds that dive into streams in search of food -- called also water ouzel
3 capitalized a : the seven major stars of Ursa Major arranged in a form resembling a dipper -- called also Big Dipper b : the seven major stars in Ursa Minor similarly arranged with the North Star forming the outer end of the handle -- called also Little Dipper
- dipperful /-secondarystressfudotl/ noun
[dipper illustration]

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