What is Pippin?

  • (noun): Any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red.


Pippin, Peppin, and Pepin (Latin: Pippinus, Pipinus, and Pepinus) are variants of a single Frankish given name. It was the name of several important figures in the Carolingian family that ruled the Frankish Empire in what is now France and the western parts of Germany in the Middle Ages:

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Come Outside - Animals
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List Of Berserk Characters - The Hawks (Original) - Pippin
... Pippin (ピピン, Pipin?) is a massive man who wields an equally massive mace ... Despite his massive physical stature, Pippin proves to be a kind and patient individual, as shown when he dragged Guts to the festivities, keeping his cool even when Guts hit him and made him bleed ... Pippin's hollowed out, lifeless corpse was seen by Guts one last time before the Count rips him in half ...
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Meriadoc Brandybuck - Appearances - Literature
... Merry also was a force behind "the Conspiracy" of Sam, Pippin, Fredegar Bolger and himself to help Frodo ... He was admitted to the Fellowship only a little less reluctantly than Pippin they were the two youngest members, and Elrond had planned sending them back to the Shire ... At Amon Hen, he was captured, along with Pippin, by a band of Saruman's Uruk-hai, although he gave a good account of himself, and was valiantly defended by ...

Famous quotes containing the word pippin:

    We will eat a last year’s pippin of mine own grafting, with a
    dish of caraways, and so forth.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)