Main definitions of picon in English

: picon1Picon2

picon1

Pronunciation /ˈpʌɪkɒn/

noun

  • An icon representing a short sequence of film, used in digital editing or archiving.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in InfoWorld. Blend of picture and icon.

Main definitions of Picon in English

: picon1Picon2

Picon2

Pronunciation /ˈpiːkɒn/ /ˈpiːkɒ̃/

noun

  • A trademark for: an aperitif made with wine, brandy, orange peel, quinine, and herbs; a drink of this.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. Either from French picon, or from the name of Gaetan Picon, co-founder of the company Picon et Cie (the drink's French producers), who is believed to have created the drink in 1837.