Definition of pelon in English:

pelon

noun

  • 1Especially in Latin America: a hairless or almost hairless animal.

  • 2Especially in Latin America: a person with a bald or shaved head.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From Spanish pelón bald or hairless animal, person with a bald or shaved head, uses as noun of pelón (adjective).

Pronunciation

pelon

/pɪˈlɒn/