A pigoon is a fictional creature from Margaret Atwood's novel 'Oryx and Crake'.
A pigoon is a laboratory (commercial) pig with human stems cells implanted into it, to grow organs of choice.
"The goal of the pigoon project was to grow an assortment of foolproof human-tissue organs in a transgenic knockout pig host..."
(M.Atwood, Oryx and Crake, Virago Press 2004, p. 25)
a fictional animal from Margaret Atwood's novel Oryx and Crake, a cross of a raccoon and a skunk
The rakunks had begun as an after-hours hobby on the part of the OrganInc biolab hotspots. (...)
(...)"No smell to it, not like a skunk," said Jimmy's father. "It's a clean animal, with a nice disposition. Placid. Racoons never made good pets once they grown up, they got crabby, they'd tear your houses to pieces. This thing is supposed to be calmer."
(M.Atwood, Oryx and Crake, Virago Press 2004, p.57-8)
Mocking term for Erasmus students (exchange students within the European Union for 1 or 2 semesters) as heard at University of Limerick, Ireland
Sinead: "See that guy? Check him out! He's soooo..."
Breda: "Oh, forget about it. He's one of the Razzies!"
Breda: "He's here just for a semester."
Pennyholes are everything what is UNDEFINABLE, inexpressible, incommunicable, unspeakable.
Pennyholes are the deep meaning of life which reveals itself in rare extatic moments of meditation or exultation.
Liz (with a bottle of Buckfast in her hand looking up the sky, 7am): I found my pennyholes! I found my pennyholes!