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panne

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noun \ˈpan\

Definition of panne

  1. 1 :  a silk or rayon velvet with lustrous pile flattened in one direction —called also panne velvet

  2. 2 :  a heavy silk or rayon satin with high luster and waxy smoothness



Origin of panne

French, from Old French penne, panne fur used for lining, from Latin pinna feather, wing — more at pen


First Known Use: circa 1794

Rhymes with panne


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