noun pan·tine \ˈpantə̇n, -n‧ˌtīn\

Definition of pantine



  1. :  a jointed pasteboard doll representing a well-known living person and carried about for amusement (as by members of the French court) in the 18th century

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Origin and Etymology of pantine

obsolete French pantine (now pantin)

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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