neep

noun

chiefly Scotland
: turnip

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neep. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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