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Webster 1913 Edition


Pippin

Pip′pin

,
Noun.
[Probably fr. OE.
pippin
a seed, as being raised from the seed. See
Pip
a seed.]
(Bot.)
(a)
An apple from a tree raised from the seed and not grafted; a seedling apple.
(b)
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
.
Shakespeare
Normandy pippins
,
sun-dried apples for winter use.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pippin

PIP'PIN

,
Noun.
A kind of apple; a tart apple. This name in America is given to several kinds of apples, as to the Newtown pippin, an excellent winter apple, and the summer pippin, a large apple, but more perishable than the Newtown pippin.

Definition 2022


pippin

pippin

English

Noun

pippin (plural pippins)

  1. A seed

Etymology 2

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

Noun

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)