noun \ˈpī\

Definition of PIE

:  magpie

Origin of PIE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin pica; akin to Latin picus woodpecker, Old High German speh
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with PIE



Definition of PIE

:  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
a :  affair, business <she wanted her finger … in every possible social pie — Mary Deasy>
b :  a whole regarded as divisible into shares <giving the less fortunate … a larger share of the economic pie — R. M. Hutchins>

Origin of PIE

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel


Definition of PIE

variant of pi
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