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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

nCox m

pippin

[ˈpɪpɪn] nrenetta
References in classic literature ?
Every year he goes to England, and he takes a hundred carloads of yellow Newton pippins with him.
It was so in the Pequod with the little negro Pippin by nick-name, Pip by abbreviation.
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.
The first who entered was a little Ribston pippin of a man, with ruddy cheeks and fluffy white side-whiskers.
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.
Betty Pippin, with young Roger her lover, fell both to the ground; where, oh perverse fate
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.