rappé pie

or rap·pie pie

[rap-ee, rah-pee]

noun Canadian (chiefly the Maritime Provinces ).

a pie containing grated potatoes and chicken, duck, or rabbit meat.

Nearby words

  1. rappist,
  2. rapport,
  3. rapportage,
  4. rapporteur,
  5. rapprochement,
  6. rapscallion,
  7. rapt,
  8. raptly,
  9. raptor,
  10. raptorial

Origin of rappé pie

1930–35; < Canadian French (Acadian) (tarte) râppée grated (pie); see rape3

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British Dictionary definitions for rappe pie

rappé pie

rappe

noun

Canadian an Acadian dish of grated potatoes and pork or chicken

Word Origin for rappé pie

from Acadian French tarte râpée grated pie

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