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Is peon a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word peon is a Scrabble US word. The word peon is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

P3E1O1N1

Is peon a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word peon is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

P3E1O1N1

Is peon a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word peon is a Words With Friends word. The word peon is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

P4E1O1N2

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Valid words made from Peon

You can make 18 words from 'peon' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'peon'

NOPE 6OPEN 6
PEON 6PONE 6

3 letters words from 'peon'

EON 3NEP 5
ONE 3OPE 5
PEN 5 

2 letters words from 'peon'

EN 2NE 2
NO 2OE 2
ON 2OP 4
PE 4PO 4

All 4 letters words made out of peon

peon epon poen open eopn oepn peno epno pneo npeo enpo nepo pone opne pnoe npoe onpe nope eonp oenp enop neop onep noep

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word peon. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in peon.

Definitions and meaning of peon

peon

Etymology

From a combination of Middle French pion, peon and Spanish peón, both from Late Latin pedō, pedōnem (footsoldier). Doublet of pawn.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpiː.ən/, /peɪˈɒn/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpi.ɑn/, /ˈpeɪ.ɑn/
  • (especially sense 3, obsolete) IPA(key): /pɪˈuːn/, /pjuːn/

Noun

peon (plural peons)

  1. A lowly person; a peasant or serf; a labourer who is obliged to do menial work.
  2. (figuratively) A person of low rank or importance.
  3. (India, historical) A messenger, foot soldier, or native policeman.

Related terms

  • peonage

Translations

References

Further reading

  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “peon”, in Online Etymology Dictionary

Anagrams

  • Nope, nope, open, peno-, pone

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • pion

Etymology

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

Noun

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

  1. a peony (genus Paeonia)

Derived terms

  • peonrød

References

  • “peon” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • pion

Etymology

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

Noun

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

  1. a peony (genus Paeonia)

References

  • “peon” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Spanish) a day-labourer, esp. in Spanish-speaking America.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)