pippin

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Middle English pipin, from Old French pepin (a seed) (French pépin). See pip.

Noun[edit]

pippin (plural pippins)

  1. A seed

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Middle English pipin (a seed), as being raised from the seed.

Noun[edit]

pippin (plural pippins)

  1. Any of several varieties of eating apple that have a yellow or green skin with patches of red
  2. Any of several roundish or oblate apple varieties
  3. An apple tree raised from a seed (not grafted)