panne


panne

noun \ˈpan\

Definition of PANNE

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

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