[ pip-in ]
/ ˈpɪp ɪn /


any of numerous roundish or oblate varieties of apple.
Botany. a seed.


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Origin of pippin

1250–1300; Middle English pipin, variant of pepin < Old French
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British Dictionary definitions for pippin

/ (ˈpɪpɪn) /


any of several varieties of eating apple with a rounded oblate shape
the seed of any of these fruits

Word Origin for pippin

C13: from Old French pepin, of uncertain origin
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