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pagne

[ French pan-yuh ]

noun

, plural pagnes [pan, -y, uh].
  1. 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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Word History and Origins

Origin of pagne1

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

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