Meaning of PIP in English



Pronunciation: ' pip

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English pippe, from Middle Dutch (akin to Old High German pfiff ī z ), from Vulgar Latin *pipita, alteration of Latin pituita phlegm, pip; perhaps akin to Greek pitys pine ― more at PINE

Date: 15th century

1 a : a disorder of a bird marked by formation of a scale or crust on the tongue b : the scale or crust of this disorder

2 a : any of various human ailments especially : a slight nonspecific disorder b chiefly British : a feeling of irritation or annoyance

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