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pie

noun \ ˈpī \

Definition of pie

: magpie

Origin and Etymology of pie

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


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pie

noun

Definition of pie

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
3 a : 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

Origin and Etymology of pie

Middle English


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pie

noun

Less common spelling of

1 : type that is spilled or mixed
2 : a pi character or matrix


PIE Defined for Kids

pie

noun \ ˈpī \

Definition of pie for Students

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


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