chiefly Scotland
: turnip

Word History


Middle English nepe, from Old English nǣp, from Latin napus — more at napiform

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of neep was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near neep

Cite this Entry

“Neep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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