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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