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piga fat farm animal with a curly tail
pigeona plump bird with short legs, that makes a cooing sound. Some pigeons are kept as pets and some are used to carry messages or for racing
pigmyone of a tribe of very small people who live in the jungles of some hot countries. The word can also be spelled pygmy
pigstya place where pigs are kept
pigtaila braid or plait of hair hanging from the back of the head
pikea large greedy freshwater fish. The same word also means a weapon like a pear, used in the old days
pilea lot of things on top of each other, like a pile of books, or a pile of old junk
pilgrimsomeone who travels a long way to visit a holy place
pilgrimagea journey to some holy, religious place
pillmedicine like a little ball or pellet, that must be swallowed
pillara large post of stone or wood, used to hold up part of a building
pilliona seat on a motor cycle, behind the driver
pillowa bag filled with feathers or some soft material, where you lay your head on bed
pillowcasea covering for a pillow. The word pillowslip has the same meaning
pilota man who steers a ship into harbour or who controls and aeroplane
pimplea small pointed swelling on the skin
pina thin pointed piece of metal used for fastening or holding things together
pincersa small tool used for holding things steady or pulling nails out of wood
pinchto squeeze something tightly, usually between finger and thumb
pinean evergreen tree with cones and leaves like needles
pineapplea sweet-tasting fruit that looks something like a large pine cone. It grows in hot countries
pinka very pale red colour. The same word also means a garden flower with a sweet spicy smell
pinta measure for liquid
pipa fruit seed
pipeany tube, usually of metal, through which a liquid (such as water) or gas flows. The same word also means a small bowl on the end of a tube used for smoking tobacco
piratesomeone who robs ships at sea
pistola small hand gun that can be carried in pocket
pita hole in the ground
pitchto throw or fall forward: to set something up, such as a tent or a stall in market. The same word also means the highness or lowness of musical notes
pitchera person who throws a ball in some games. The same word also means a large jug for holding or pouring liquids
pitya feeling of sadness you have because someone else is ill or unhappy
pivotthe pin or centre on which something turns
pixiea kind of fairy
placarda written or printed poster or notice
placespot where someone or something is
plaguea terrible illness that spreads from person to person very quickly
plainordinary; not fancy or decorated. The same word also means a large flat part of the country
plait(rhymes with mat) several pieces of ribbon, straw or hair twisted under and over each other, like a rope
planto think out how a thing can be done before you do it. The same word also means a model or drawing showing the shape and design of something, like a building or a town
planea carpenter’s tool used to make wood smooth. It is also a short word for aeroplane
planetanything in the sky which like the earth, goes round the sun
planka long flat heavy piece of wood, thicker than a board
plantanything that grows up from the earth, like grass or flowers
plastera mixture of water, sand and lime, which hardens when it is put on walls and ceilings. The same word also means a piece of sticky tape that holds a bandage in place
plasticmaterial that can be moulded into different shapes when it is soft. Later it becomes hard. Lots of things are made of plastic, such as combs, cups and buckets
platea round flat dish for food
platformthe raised part of a hall or theatre for the speakers or actors. The same word also means the part of a railway station beside the tracks, where you get on to a train
playto have fun; to take part in a game: to perform on a musical instrument. The same word also means a show acted on a stage, usually without music
playgrounda special place at school or in a park where children can play
playmatesomeone you play with

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