Piton meaning

pētŏn
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A metal spike fitted at one end with an eye for securing a rope and driven into rock or ice as a support in mountain climbing.
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A metal spike with an eye to which a rope can be secured: it is driven into rock or ice for support in mountain climbing.
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Origin of piton

  • French from Old French nail

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition