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pip·pin

 (pĭp′ĭn)
n.
1. Any of several varieties of apple.
2. The seed of a fleshy fruit; a pip.
3. Informal A person or thing that is admired.

[Middle English pipin, from Old French pepin.]

pippin

(ˈpɪpɪn)
n
1. (Plants) any of several varieties of eating apple with a rounded oblate shape
2. (Plants) the seed of any of these fruits
[C13: from Old French pepin, of uncertain origin]

pip•pin

(ˈpɪp ɪn)

n.
any of numerous roundish or oblate varieties of apple.
[1250–1300; Middle English pipin, variant of pepin < Old French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pippin - any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with redPippin - any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red
dessert apple, eating apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
Cox's Orange Pippin - a yellow Pippin with distinctive flavor
Translations

pippin

[ˈpɪpɪn] Ncamuesa f, manzana f reineta

pippin

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pippin

[ˈpɪpɪn] nrenetta
References in classic literature ?
It was so in the Pequod with the little negro Pippin by nick-name, Pip by abbreviation.
Betty Pippin, with young Roger her lover, fell both to the ground; where, oh perverse fate
I showed him a corn that I had cut off with my own hand, from a maid of honour's toe; it was about the bigness of Kentish pippin, and grown so hard, that when I returned England, I got it hollowed into a cup, and set in silver.
Miss Pippin adoring young Pumpkin, and dreaming along endless vistas of unwearying companionship, was a little drama which never tired our fathers and mothers, and had been put into all costumes.
It would have been all one to him, in reality, if there had not been a pippin on the surface of the earth, but his show of interest in this apple question was positively painful.
The first who entered was a little Ribston pippin of a man, with ruddy cheeks and fluffy white side-whiskers.
Every year he goes to England, and he takes a hundred carloads of yellow Newton pippins with him.
The even-money favourite five-year-old daughter of English sire, Assertive, Pippin Street added her name among imported thoroughbreds roll of honour by equaling the record timing over the distance clocking 58 3/5 seconds to share it with English mare, GreciAanette's record set up in 2007 when imported thoroughbred racing was rolling towards closure at the Lahore racecourse.
I calmly replied, "Of course," implying that Pippin was smart, well-bred and well-trained and that her dog was none of these things.
Now Pippin, described in court as an "intelligent man", has been jailed at Newcastle Crown Court after he admitted unlawful wounding.
Less than 12,000 Bandai Pippin @World multimedia players were sold in the U.
Attn: David Pippin (Superintendent of Inventory and Warranties)