Pronunciation: (pē'un, pē'on),[key] —n. 1. (in Spanish America) a farm worker or unskilled laborer; day laborer.
2. (formerly, esp. in Mexico) a person held in servitude to work off debts or other obligations.
3. any person of low social status, esp. one who does work regarded as menial or unskilled; drudge.
Pronunciation: (pē'un, pē'on),[key] —n.(in India and Sri Lanka)
1. a messenger, attendant, or orderly.
2. a foot soldier or police officer.