[pa-ney; French pa-ney]

Origin of pané

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British Dictionary definitions for pané


  1. (of fish, meat, etc) dipped or rolled in breadcrumbs before cooking


  1. a sheet of glass in a window or door
  2. a panel of a window, door, wall, etc
  3. a flat section or face, as of a cut diamond
  4. philately
    1. any of the rectangular marked divisions of a sheet of stamps made for convenience in selling
    2. a single page in a stamp bookletSee also tête-bêche, se tenant

Word Origin for pane

C13: from Old French pan portion, from Latin pannus rag


noun, verb
  1. a variant of peen
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Word Origin and History for pané



mid-13c., "garment, part of a garment," later "side of a building, section of a wall," from Old French pan "section, piece, panel" (11c.), from Latin pannum (nominative pannus) "piece of cloth, garment," possibly from PIE root *pan- "fabric" (cf. Gothic fana "piece of cloth," Greek penos "web," Old English fanna "flag"). Sense of "window glass" first attested mid-15c.

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