Philip Phil"ip, n. [So called from their notes.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European hedge sparrow. (b) The house sparrow. Called also {phip}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Phippen — This is a patronymic i.e. the son of Philip from Phip, the pet form of the name or Phip in, the diminutive form. Philip comes from the Greek name, Philippos a compound of the elements philein to love and hippos , horses. It is first recorded in… …   Surnames reference

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