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See also: peón and péon

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish peón.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpiː.ən/, /peɪˈɒn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpi.ɑn/, /ˈpeɪ.ɑn/

NounEdit

peon (plural peons)

  1. A lowly person, a peasant or serf, a labourer who is obliged to do menial work
  2. (figuratively) A low-ranking person.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hellenistic Ancient Greek παιωνία (paiōnía), from Ancient Greek Παιών (Paiṓn, Paean, physician of the gods)/παιών (paiṓn, a physician).

NounEdit

peon m (definite singular peonen, indefinite plural peoner, definite plural peonene)

  1. a peony (genus Paeonia)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hellenistic Ancient Greek παιωνία (paiōnía), from Ancient Greek Παιών (Paiṓn, Paean, physician of the gods)/παιών (paiṓn, a physician).

NounEdit

peon m (definite singular peonen, indefinite plural peonar, definite plural peonane)

  1. a peony (genus Paeonia)

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