neep
noun Etymology: Middle English nepe, from Old English nǣp, from Latin napus — more at napiform Date: before 12th century chiefly Scottish turnip

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • neep — neep; neep·er; …   English syllables

  • neep — /neep/, n. Scot. a turnip. [bef. 900; ME nepe, OE nep, naep < L napus TURNIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • neep — (n.) a turnip, Scottish and dialectal, from M.E. nepe, from O.E. næp turnip, from L. napus (see TURNIP (Cf. turnip)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • neep — [nēp] n. [ME nepe < OE næp < L napus, prob. < Gr napy, mustard] [Brit. Dial.] a turnip …   English World dictionary

  • neep — /nip/ (say neep) noun Scottish a turnip. {Middle English nepe, Old English dialect nēp; replacing Old English nǣp, from Latin nāpus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • neep — noun the swede (rutabaga), called turnip in Scotland …   Wiktionary

  • NEEP — Abbreviation for negative end expiratory pressure. * * * negative end expiratory pressure …   Medical dictionary

  • NEEP — Nuclear Electronic Effect Program ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) …   Acronyms

  • neep — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary noun: Tumshie or turnip. Also used to define persons of a rural persuasion, generally by a gadgie …   English dialects glossary

  • NEEP — Nuclear Electronic Effect Program ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) …   Acronyms von A bis Z

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