peón

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

peón m (plural peones)

  1. (chess) pawn (chess piece)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

peón m (plural peóns)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. pedestrian
  3. foot soldier, infantryman
  4. pawn
  5. piece, token, or man in board games
    1. (chess) pawn
    2. (checkers) piece, checker, draughtsman

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnem ("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
  7. (bullfighting) matador's assistant

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