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Picayune (pĬkəyōōn´), city (1990 pop. 10,633), Pearl River co., S Miss., near the Pearl River and the La. line; inc. 1904. It is the trade, processing, and shipping center for an agricultural area with cotton, corn, pecans, cattle, and dairying. Manufactures include elevators, chemicals, polyurethane, metal containers, and computer equipment. NASA's Stennis Space Center and the Crosby Arboretum are nearby.

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pic·a·yune / ˌpikiˈyoōn/ • adj. inf. petty; worthless: the picayune squabbling of party politicians. • n. a small coin of little value, esp. a 5-cent piece. ∎ inf. an insignificant person or thing.

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picayune (in Louisiana, etc.) Spanish half-real, (U.S.) 5-cent piece; insignificant object; adj. mean, paltry. XIX. — F. picaillon old copper coin of Piedmont, cash — modPr. picaioun, of unkn. orig.

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