pi·pette also pi·pet (pī-pĕt)
A narrow, usually calibrated tube into which small amounts of liquid are suctioned for transfer or measurement.
[French, from Old French, tube, diminutive of pipe, pipe, from Vulgar Latin *pīpa; see PIPE.]
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