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(as) American as apple pie

Definition of (as) American as apple pie

  1. :  very or typically American <Baseball is as American as apple pie.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the fleshy usually rounded red, yellow, or green edible pome fruit of a usually cultivated tree (genus Malus) of the rose family

    :  an apple tree — compare crab apple

    :  a fruit (as a star apple) or other vegetative growth (as an oak apple) suggestive of an apple

  1. :  magpie

  1. :  a meat dish baked with biscuit or pastry crust — compare potpie

    :  a dessert consisting of a filling (as of fruit or custard) in a pastry shell or topped with pastry or both

    :  affair, business

  1. : variant of pi

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