peão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peão m (plural peões)

  1. peon
  2. (chess) pawn

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