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pilon

[pee-lohn] /piˈloʊn/
noun, Southwestern U.S. (chiefly Texas) .
1.
something extra; lagniappe.
Origin of pilon
1880-1885
1880-85; Americanism; < Mexican Spanish pilón literally, trough, mortar, Spanish: derivative of pila basin, trough < Latin pīla mortar
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Word Origin and History for pilons

pilon

n.

1892, from Mexican Spanish, from Spanish pilón "sugar loaf."

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