[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. paginate,
  2. pagination,
  3. paging,
  4. paglia,
  5. pagliacci, i,
  6. pagnol,
  7. pagnol, marcel,
  8. pago pago,
  9. pagoda,
  10. pagoda tree

Origin of pagne

1690–1700; < French < Spanish paño cloth ≪ Latin pannum Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019