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pie

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noun \ˈpī\

Definition of pie

  1. :  magpie

Origin and Etymology of pie

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin pica; akin to Latin picus woodpecker, Old High German speh


First Known Use: 13th century


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pie

noun

Definition of pie

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

  2. 2 :  a dessert consisting of a filling (as of fruit or custard) in a pastry shell or topped with pastry or both

  3. 3a :  affair, business she wanted her finger … in every possible social pie — Mary Deasyb :  a whole regarded as divisible into shares giving the less fortunate … a larger share of the economic pie — R. M. Hutchins

Origin and Etymology of pie

Middle English


First Known Use: 14th century


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pie

noun

less common spelling of

  1. 1 :  type that is spilled or mixed

  2. 2 :  a pi character or matrix



PIE Defined for Kids

pie

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noun \ˈpī\

Definition of pie for Students

  1. :  a food consisting of a pastry crust and a filling (as of fruit or meat)



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