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PICA PICARESQUE PICAYUNE PICCOLO PICK PICO
PICUMNUS PICUS

~ PICA   or PICK
         the idea overlaps   
     PEAK with SMALL as if
     SHARP TIPS ARE BY IMPLICATION SMALL ...
     ...
     note PICA DENOTES AN ODD or
          AN ABNORMAL CRAVING TO EAT or
     to "PICK ON" STRANGE SUBSTANCES LIKE ...
     ... CLAY            sug> SOIL    DIRT
         HAIR            sug> TRICHOPHAGIA
         PAINT           sug> PLUMBISM
         STARCH          sug> AMYLOPHAGIA
      med>     PICA CAN BE A SIGNAL OF A
               NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY DURING
               PREGNANCY OR CHILDHOOD 
~ PICARESQUE  for PROVOCATIVE as if it could
              WOUND or PROVOKE or PRICK SLIGHTLY
              in sp PICARO = ROGUE
~ PICAYUNE    SPANISH 5 CENT COIN
              SMALL IN VALUE AND SIZE ...
              ...
~ PICCOLO     ital = SMALL
              A SMALL FLUTE LIKE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
~ PICK        TO PIERCE or PRICK or
              PLUCK or GATHER or CHOOSE as in PICK UP
     note THE EXTENSIVE DERIVATIONS ...
     ...   
     "TO PIQUE" for "TO IRRITATE PROVOKE PRICK"
     eng PEAK        SHARP TIP
     sp  PICO        PEAK and BEAK
         PICAR       TO PICK
     skt PIKAS       CUCKOO BIRD
     lat PICA        MAGPIE
         PICUS       WOODPECKER
     eng PIKE        idea of PIERCING  PENETRATING
         PRICK       as ABOVE
     gr  PIKROS      SHARP or BITTER as in
                     BITING PRICKLY TASTE as in
     eng PICKLE      note preserved foods relate to
     fr  PIQUENIQUE  PICNIC or PICKNIC
                     and further connections lead to
                     sp  PINCHAR or to PINCE as in
                     eng PINCH   suggesting TWEAK TWIST
~ PICO      prefix to denote SMALL  TINY            sug> PICCOLO
            in music A SMALL WIND INSTRUMENT
            sc> ONE TRILLIONTH or 10 TO THE POWER OF
                MINUS 12 or 1/1000000000000 as in
            PICOGRAM or PICOCURIE
~ PICUMNUS  or PICUS
            implies FERTILITY
            myth> BROTHER OF PILUMNUS      ...
            ...
~ PICUS     id+ PROPHETIC BIRD
            myth> note link between PICUS and PICO ...     
  ... THE BEAUTY OF PICUS ATTRACTED CIRCE THE WITCH
      PICUS IGNORED FOR WHICH CIRCE TURNED PICUS 
  INTO A PURPLE WOODPECKER ...
  ply> | PICUS PECKED AND PICKED PROPHECIES |
  biol> ins PICUMNA  implies FERTILITY
        

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