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Noun: peon  pee-un
  1. A labourer who is obliged to do menial work
    - drudge, navvy, galley slave

Sounds like: paean

Derived forms: peons

Type of: jack, laborer [US], labourer [Brit, Cdn], manual laborer [US], manual labourer [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Peon