[pee-ey nwahr, pyey; French pyey nwar] /piˌeɪ ˈnwɑr, ˌpyeɪ; French pyeɪ ˈnwar/
noun, plural pieds noirs
[pee-eyz nwahr, pyeyz; French pyey nwar] /piˌeɪz ˈnwɑr, ˌpyeɪz; French pyeɪ ˈnwar/ (Show IPA). Often Disparaging.
an Algerian-born French person.
formerly, a person of French origin living in French-ruled Algeria.
noun 1. a variant spelling of pye-dog
noun 1. the hero of a German folk legend, popularized in The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1842) by Robert Browning. 2. (sometimes lowercase) a person who induces others to follow or imitate him or her, especially by means of false or extravagant promises. noun 1. Also called the Pied Piper of Hamelin. (in German legend) […]
noun 1. (transformational grammar) the principle that a noun phrase may take with it the rest of a prepositional phrase or a larger noun phrase in which it is contained, when moved in a transformation. For example, when the interrogative pronoun is moved to initial position, other words are moved too, as in to whom […]
piedra pi·e·dra (pē-ā’drə) n. A fungal disease of the hair marked by small black or white nodular masses.