pippin definition

  • noun:
    • some of several varieties of apple.
    • The seed of a fleshy fresh fruit; a pip.
    • Informal people or thing this is certainly admired.
    • any one of a number of varieties of eating apple having a yellow or green skin with patches of purple
    • some of several roundish or oblate apple varieties
    • A seed
    • An apple tree lifted from a seed (not grafted)
    • An apple from a tree raised from seed and never grafted; a seedling apple.
    • A name fond of oranges of various types, as Newtown pippin, summertime pippin, fall pippin, golden pippin.
    • The seed of a fruit, as an apple, pear, melon, etc. Today abbreviated pip. Cotgrave.
    • among many varieties of the apple, once the fantastic pippin, the lemon pippin, the Newtown pippin, etc.
    • any of numerous exceptional eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with purple

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