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pean

[pee-uh n] /ˈpi ən/
noun
1.
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paean

/ˈpiːən/
noun
1.
a hymn sung in ancient Greece in invocation of or thanksgiving to a deity
2.
any song of praise
3.
enthusiastic praise the film received a paean from the critics
Word Origin
C16: via Latin from Greek paiān hymn to Apollo, from his title Paiān, denoting the physician of the gods

pean1

/ˈpiːən/
noun
1.
a less common US spelling of paean

pean2

/piːn/
noun
1.
(heraldry) a fur of sable spotted with or
Word Origin
C16: of uncertain origin
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