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Tuesday Word: Neeps

neeps (ˈniːpz):
origin: (predates 12th Century) Middle English nepe, from Old English nǣp, from Latin napus

(Brit, chiefly Scottish) a dialect term for turnips
as in: Haggis w/ "bashed neeps" & champit tatties

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Tags: middle english, n, noun, scots, wordsmith: theidolhands

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