- peale, charles willson,
- peano curve,
- peano's axioms,
- peano's postulates,
Origin of paean
Examples from the Web for pean
Pean sprang after them, and in a few minutes I heard the dull, muffled report of his musket.
Pean cut only a handful of boughs, spread them near the fire, threw his coat over them, and lay down.
Pean, you will remember, could not speak half a dozen words of English.
"De Pean does not lie, Le Gardeur," answered she, frightened at his look.The Golden Dog|William Kirby
Analogy requires Euro'pean, and this is supported by as good authorities as the other.Dissertation on the English Language|Noah Webster, Jr.
Word Origin for pean
sometimes US pean
Word Origin for paean
1590s, from Latin paean "hymn of deliverance," from Greek paian "hymn, chant, hymn to Apollo," from Paian, a name of the god of healing; originally the physician of the gods (in Homer), later merged with Apollo; literally "one who touches" (i.e. "one who heals by a touch"), from paio "to touch, strike."