\fˈɪlɪpˌiːn], \fˈɪlɪpˌiːn], \f_ˈɪ_l_ɪ_p_ˌiː_n]\
Definitions of FILLIPEEN
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In some of the Northern States, a small present given in accordance with a custom borrowed from Germany. When a person eating almonds or nuts finds one with two kernels he or she gives it to a person of the opposite sex, and whoever at the next meeting shall utter the word fillipeen first is entitled to a present from the other. The term is applied also to the kernel thus given. Written also PHILLIPENA, PHILOPENA.
By Daniel Lyons