pagne

[ French pan-yuh ]
/ French ˈpan yə /

noun, plural pagnes [French pan-yuh]. /French ˈpan yə/.

a garment worn by some African peoples, consisting of a rectangular strip of cloth fashioned into a loincloth or wrapped on the body so as to form a short skirt.

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Origin of pagne

1690–1700; <French <Spanish paño cloth ≪ Latin pannum
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