peon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish peón.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

peon ‎(plural peons)

  1. A lowly person, a peasant or serf, a labourer who is obliged to do menial work

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. a peony (genus Paeonia)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. a peony (genus Paeonia)

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