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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese peon, from Medieval Latin or Late Latin pedōnem, accusative of pedō ‎(one who goes on foot), from Latin pēs, pedem ‎(foot). Compare Spanish and Galician peón, French pion, Italian pedone.

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peão m (plural peões)

  1. peon
  2. pedestrian
  3. (chess) pawn

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Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
rei rainha, dama torre bispo cavalo peão
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