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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pannus (cloth). Doublet of pane.

NounEdit

pannus (plural panni or pannuses)

  1. A hanging flap of skin or other tissue, especially one covering the cornea (in trachoma) or cartilage (in rheumatoid arthritis).
  2. (meteorology) A type of accessory cloud, looking like shreds either attached to, or separated from, the main cloud formation; mainly associated with nimbostratus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus.
  3. (medicine) A tent for a wound.
  4. (medicine) A birthmark on the skin.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *peh₂n- (fabric). Cognate with Ancient Greek πῆνος (pênos, web), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌽𐌰 (fana, piece of cloth), Old English fana (flag), English fane.

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NounEdit

pannus m (genitive pannī); second declension

  1. cloth
  2. rag
  3. garment

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pannus pannī
Genitive pannī pannōrum
Dative pannō pannīs
Accusative pannum pannōs
Ablative pannō pannīs
Vocative panne pannī

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