pilon

pilon

[pee-lohn]
noun Southwestern U.S. (chiefly Texas) .
something extra; lagniappe.

Origin:
1880–85; Americanism; < Mexican Spanish pilón literally, trough, mortar, Spanish: derivative of pila basin, trough < Latin pīla mortar

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Pilon
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: pilomotor reflex
Next Definition: pilonce
Words Near: Pilon
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for Pilon
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing Pilon
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature