pignon

noun pi·gnon \ˈpēnˌyän\

Definition of pignon

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the nutlike seed of any of several pines (as the European stone pine)

  2. 2 :  physic nut

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Origin and Etymology of pignon

French, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin pineon-, pineo, from Latin pineus of the pine


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