Definition of Maris Piper in English:

Maris Piper

Line breaks: Maris Piper
Pronunciation: /ˈmarɪs


  • A potato of a variety with creamy flesh and smooth oval tubers.
    More example sentences
    • Potatoes count, too - John and Marco Valente of Valente's in Kirkcaldy swear by English Maris Pipers.
    • No, Maris Pipers are sold to McCains so they can be made into frozen chips.
    • Strange that you ask as only today I wanted Maris Pipers but they were sold out.


1970s: named after Maris Lane, original site of the Plant Breeding Institute; Piper was chosen arbitrarily as a word beginning with p- for potato.

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