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pean

[ pee-uhn ]
/ ˈpi ən /
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noun
a variant of paean.
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British Dictionary definitions for pean (1 of 2)

pean1
/ (ˈpiːən) /

noun
a less common US spelling of paean

British Dictionary definitions for pean (2 of 2)

pean2
/ (piːn) /

noun
heraldry a fur of sable spotted with or

Word Origin for pean

C16: of uncertain origin
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