pignon

noun
pi·​gnon | \ ˈpēnˌyän \
plural -s

Definition of pignon

1 : the nutlike seed of any of several pines (as the European stone pine)
2 : physic nut

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History and Etymology for pignon

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

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“Pignon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pignon. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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