Definition of Pippin

1. Noun. Any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red.

Generic synonyms: Dessert Apple, Eating Apple
Specialized synonyms: Cox's Orange Pippin



Definition of Pippin

1. n. An apple from a tree raised from the seed and not grafted; a seedling apple.

Definition of Pippin

1. Noun. Any of several varieties of eating apple that have a yellow or green skin with patches of red ¹

2. Noun. Any of several roundish or oblate apple varieties ¹

3. Noun. A seed ¹

4. Noun. An apple tree raised from a seed (not grafted) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pippin

1. any of several varieties of apple [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pippin

1. An apple from a tree raised from the seed and not grafted; a seedling apple. A name given to apples of several different kinds, as Newtown pippin, summer pippin, fall pippin, golden pippin. "We will eat a last year's pippin." (Shak) Normandy pippins, sun-dried apples for winter use. Origin: Probably fr. OE. Pippin a seed, as being raised from the seed. See Pip a seed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pippin

pipistrelle
pipistrelles
pipistrels
pipit
pipits
pipkin
pipkins
pipless
pipobroman
piposulfan
pipotiazine
pipotiazine palmitate
pipped
pippier
pippiest
pippin (current term)
pipping
pippins
pippul
pippul tree
pippy
pipra
pipradol
pipradrol hydrochloride
pipras
piprine
piprinhydrinate
pips
pipsissewa
pipsissewas

Literary usage of Pippin

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1. The Apples of New York by Spencer Ambrose Beach, Nathaniel Ogden Booth, Orrin Morehouse Taylor (1905)
"York pippin (24, 25). Fruit large, and, when fully ripe, of an attractive yellow color. The flesh is tender, rich and very good in quality, being excellent ..."

2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1856)
"Joseph Morris, Cardington, O. — Blockley pippin, Lowry Queen, Smoke House or Vandevere, Yellow Swaar, White Rambo, and one without name. ..."

3. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1904)
"In this year Pope Stephen [the successor of Zacharias] came to King pippin in the town which is called Kiersey, to beg protection for himself and the Roman ..."

4. A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe by David Jayne Hill (1905)
"Prankish power in the hands of pippin; who, in return for CHAP. ... Left free to concentrate the entire kingdom in his own pippin be- hands, pippin moved ..."

5. A History of France by Victor Duruy, John Franklin Jameson (1896)
"Though pippin had won ecclesiastical sanction for his assumption of royalty, he hastened to ... pippin had himself consecrated a second time by the pontiff, ..."

6. The Dark Ages, 476-918 by Charles William Chadwick Oman (1908)
"CHAPTER XIX pippin THE SHORT—WARS OF THE FRANKS AND LOMBARDS 741-768 ... It was fortunate for the Frankish realm that pippin and Carloman were both men of ..."

7. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"Early harvest, Early red Margaret, Summer golden pippin, Kerry pippin, Wormsley pippin, King of the pippins, Wyker pippin, Claygate pearmain, ..."

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