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peon

1
(formerly in Spanish America) a debtor compelled to work off his debts

peon

2 (in India, Sri Lanka, etc., esp formerly)
1. a messenger or attendant, esp in an office
2. a native policeman

peon

an unfree PEASANT or rural labourer indebted to a landowner. see DEBT PEONAGE.

peon

(jargon)
A person with no special (root or wheel) privileges on a computer system. "I can't create an account on foovax for you; I'm only a peon there."