See also: Pepìn

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pe.pɛ̃/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French pepin, probably from a root like Vulgar Latin *pép, an expressive creation used to express smallness.

NounEdit

pépin m (plural pépins)

  1. pip (the seed from fruit)
  2. (slang) hitch, glitch (small problem encountered)

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Etymology 2Edit

Etymology unclear, possibly from a vaudeville character with an outsize umbrella

NounEdit

pépin m (plural pépins)

  1. (slang) umbrella
  2. (slang) parachute

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