Definitions for paeonˈpi ən, -ɒn

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  1. paeon(Noun)

    A foot containing any pattern of three short syllables and one long syllable.

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  1. Paeon(noun)

    a foot of four syllables, one long and three short, admitting of four combinations, according to the place of the long syllable

  2. Origin: [L. paeon, Gr. paiw`n a solemn song, also, a pon, equiv. to paia`n. See Pan.]

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