peón

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. (chess) bishop

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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Last modified on 4 March 2014, at 13:26