Todays Word: “pip”

Word: pip

PRONUNCIATION:

(pip)

MEANING:

noun:
1. The small seed of a fruit, such as an apple or an orange.
2. Something or someone wonderful.

ETYMOLOGY:

Short for pippin, from Anglo-French pepin. Earliest documented use: c. 1450.

USAGE:

“Chairman Ian Palmer is spitting pips.”
Jon Morgan; Apple Growers Get the Pip as the Bite Goes on Prices; The Dominion Post (Wellington, New Zealand); Nov 5, 2010.

 

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