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Maris Piper

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Pronunciation: /ˈmarɪs
 
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Definition of Maris Piper in English:

noun

A potato of a variety with creamy flesh and smooth oval tubers.
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.

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.

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