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Meaning of PEAN

Pronunciation:  peen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a formal expression of praise
  2. [n]  a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
 

PEAN is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: encomium, eulogy, paean, panegyric
 
 See Also: anthem, congratulations, hymn, kudos, praise

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pean\, n. [OF. pene, F. panne.] (Her.)
    One of the furs, the ground being sable, and the spots or
    tufts or.
    
    
  2. \Pe"an\, n.
    A song of praise and triumph. See {P[ae]an}.
    
    
 

 

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