pignon

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Provençal pinhon, from pinha (pine-cone).

Noun[edit]

pignon m (plural pignons)

  1. pine nut, pine kernel
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Etymology 2[edit]

Vulgar Latin *pinnio, from Latin pinna.

Noun[edit]

pignon m (plural pignons)

  1. gable

Etymology 3[edit]

From peigne +‎ -on.

Noun[edit]

pignon m (plural pignons)

  1. gearwheel, pinion, sprocket