noun (1)
\ˈpī \

Definition of pie 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: magpie


noun (2)

Definition of pie (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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

3a : 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


noun (3)

less common spelling of

1 : type that is spilled or mixed

2 : a pi character or matrix

First Known Use of pie

Noun (1)

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pie

Noun (1)

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

Noun (2)

Middle English

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Kids Definition of pie

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

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