peón

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

peón m (plural peones)

  1. (chess) pawn (chess piece)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnis ("footsoldier"), from Latin pēs, pedem ("foot").

Noun[edit]

peón m (plural peóns)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. pedestrian
  3. (chess) bishop

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnis ("footsoldier"), from Latin pēs, pedem ("foot"). Compare Portuguese peão, French pion, Italian pedone.

Noun[edit]

peón m (plural peones)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. foot soldier, infantryman
  3. child's toy top
  4. piece, token, or man in board games
    1. (chess) pawn
    2. (checkers) piece, checker, draughtsman
  5. (mechanical) axle, spindle
  6. beehive

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