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Definition of Maris Piper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Maris Piper

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmærɪs ˈpaɪpə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmærɪs ˈpaɪpər//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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a type of potato Word Origin 1970s: named after Maris Lane, original site of the Plant Breeding Institute; Piper was chosen arbitrarily as a word beginning with p- for potato.