biffin

noun bif·fin \ ˈbi-fən \

Definition of biffin

plural -s
1 :an English apple of a variety often sold after being dried in the oven
2 British :an apple that has been baked and flattened into a cake

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Origin and Etymology of biffin

earlier beefen, from obsolete beefin ox for slaughter, from Middle English, from (assumed) Middle English beefing, from Middle English beef + -ing one of a (specified) kind; from its deep-red color


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