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


Maris Piper

BrE BrE//ˌmærɪs ˈpaɪpə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmærɪs ˈpaɪpər//
[uncountable, countable]
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a type of potato Word Origin1970s: named after Maris Lane, original site of the Plant Breeding Institute; Piper was chosen arbitrarily as a word beginning with p- for potato.