pic

noun (1)
\ ˈpik How to pronounce pic (audio) \
plural pics or pix\ ˈpiks How to pronounce pic (audio) \

Definition of pic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

pic

noun (2)
\ ˈpik How to pronounce pic (audio) , ˈpēk How to pronounce pic (audio) \

Definition of pic (Entry 2 of 2)

: the picador's lance

First Known Use of pic

Noun (1)

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pic

Noun (1)

short for picture

Noun (2)

Spanish pica, from picar to prick

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“Pic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pic. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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