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peón

See also: peon

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

peón m (plural peones)

  1. (chess) pawn (chess piece)

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnis ("footsoldier"), from Latin pēs, pedem ("foot").

NounEdit

peón m (plural peóns)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. pedestrian
  3. foot soldier, infantryman
  4. pawn
  5. piece, token, or man in board games
    1. (chess) pawn
    2. (checkers) piece, checker, draughtsman

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnis ("footsoldier"), from Latin pēs, pedem ("foot"). Compare Portuguese peão, French pion, Italian pedone.

NounEdit

peón m (plural peones)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. foot soldier, infantryman
  3. child's toy top
  4. piece, token, or man in board games
    1. (chess) pawn
    2. (checkers) piece, checker, draughtsman
  5. (mechanical) axle, spindle
  6. beehive

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