Webster 1913 Edition
[Probably fr. OE.
pippina seed, as being raised from the seed. See
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
sun-dried apples for winter use.
Webster 1828 Edition