What does pannier mean?

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ˈpæn yər, -i ərpan·nier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. panniernoun

    either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)

  2. panniernoun

    a large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a person

  3. panniernoun

    set of small hoops used to add fullness over the hips

Wiktionary

  1. panniernoun

    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.

    Etymology: From panier, from panarium, from panis.

  2. panniernoun

    A decorative basket for the display of flowers or fruits.

    Etymology: From panier, from panarium, from panis.

  3. panniernoun

    One of a pair of hoops used to expand the volume of a woman's skirt to either side.

    Etymology: From panier, from panarium, from panis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Panniernoun

    a bread basket; also, a wicker basket (used commonly in pairs) for carrying fruit or other things on a horse or an ass

    Etymology: [F. panier, fr. L. panarium a bread basket, fr. panis bread. Cf. Pantry.]

  2. Panniernoun

    a shield of basket work formerly used by archers as a shelter from the enemy's missiles

    Etymology: [F. panier, fr. L. panarium a bread basket, fr. panis bread. Cf. Pantry.]

  3. Panniernoun

    a table waiter at the Inns of Court, London

    Etymology: [F. panier, fr. L. panarium a bread basket, fr. panis bread. Cf. Pantry.]

  4. Panniernoun

    a framework of steel or whalebone, worn by women to expand their dresses; a kind of bustle

    Etymology: [F. panier, fr. L. panarium a bread basket, fr. panis bread. Cf. Pantry.]

Freebase

  1. Pannier

    A pannier is a basket, bag, box, or similar container, carried in pairs either slung over the back of a beast of burden, or attached to the sides of a bicycle or motorcycle. The term derives from the Old French, from Classical Latin, word for bread basket.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pannier

    pan′yėr, or pan′i-ėr, n. a bread-basket: one of two baskets thrown across a horse's back, for carrying light produce to market: (archit.) a corbel: a contrivance for puffing out a woman's dress at the hips: a piece of basket-work for protecting archers, or, when filled with gravel or sand, for forming and protecting dikes, embankments, &c.—adj. Pann′iered, loaded with panniers. [Fr. panier—L. panarium, a bread-basket—panis, bread.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. pannier

    A shield of basket-work formerly used by archers, who set them up in their front. Also a basket, usually slung in pairs over the back of a beast of burden to carry a load. The term is also applied to leather bags to be used in the same way, and especially to cases for carrying medicines.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pannier in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pannier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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