Definitions for paeonˈpi ən, -ɒn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word paeon
A foot containing any pattern of three short syllables and one long syllable.
a foot of four syllables, one long and three short, admitting of four combinations, according to the place of the long syllable
Origin: [L. paeon, Gr. paiw`n a solemn song, also, a pon, equiv. to paia`n. See Pan.]
Images & Illustrations of paeon
Find a translation for the paeon definition in other languages:
Select another language: