pannier

EnglishEdit

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A mule carrying two panniers.

EtymologyEdit

From French panier, from Latin pānārium (a bread basket), from pānis (bread).

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NounEdit

pannier (plural panniers)

  1. A large basket or bag fastened, usually in pairs, to the back of a bicycle or pack animal, or carried in pairs over the shoulders.
  2. A decorative basket for the display of flowers or fruits.
  3. (historical, fashion) One of a pair of hoops used to expand the volume of a woman's skirt to either side.

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 16:47