[ peen-yon ]
/ ˈpin yɒn /
the edible seed of the cones of certain pines, as the nut pine, Pinus pinea, of southern Europe.
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Origin of pignon
1595–1605; <Spanish piñón; compare Latin pīneus of pine1
Words nearby pignon
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In the pignon above the great fireplaces was set some XIV-century glass.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly