[pee-uh n, -on] /ˈpi ən, -ɒn/
Classical Prosody. a foot of one long and three short syllables in any order.
(prosody) a metrical foot of four syllables, with one long one and three short ones in any order
metrical foot of one long and three short syllables (in any order), c.1600, from Latin paeon, from Greek paion (see paean). Related: Paeonic.
/ˈpiːənɪ/ noun (pl) -nies 1. a variant spelling of peony
n. 1930s, “fellow countryman, native of one’s own country,” from Italian dialect, from Late Latin pagensis “peasant, rustic” (see peasant). Spanish form paisano attested in English (New Mexico) from 1844. noun A fellow native of one’s country or town; compatriot; homie, landsman [1930s+; fr Italian dialect]
[Italian pah-e-zyel-law] /Italian ˌpɑ ɛˈzyɛl lɔ/ noun 1. Giovanni [Italian jaw-vahn-nee] /Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), .
[pes-tuh m] /ˈpɛs təm/ noun 1. an ancient coastal city of Lucania, in S Italy: the extant ruins include three Greek temples and a Roman amphitheater. /ˈpɛstəm/ noun 1. an ancient Greek colony on the coast of Lucania in S Italy