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panel

[ pan-l ]
/ ˈpæn l /
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noun

verb (used with object), pan·eled, pan·el·ing or (especially British) pan·elled, pan·el·ling.

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RELATED WORDS

tribunal, forum, cabinet, commission, bureau, board, jury, group, council, representatives

Nearby words

paned, paneer, panegyric, panegyrist, panegyrize, panel, panel beater, panel discussion, panel heating, panel house, panel lighting

Origin of panel

1250–1300; Middle English < Old French panel a piece (of anything), diminutive of pan piece of cloth or the like. See pane, -elle
Related formsre·pan·el, verb (used with object), re·pan·eled, re·pan·el·ing or (especially British) re·pan·elled, re·pan·el·ling.sub·pan·el, nounun·pan·eled, adjectiveun·pan·elled, adjective
Can be confusedboard committee council panel trust

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British Dictionary definitions for panel

panel

/ (ˈpænəl) /

noun

verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled (tr)

Word Origin for panel

C13: from Old French: portion, from pan piece of cloth, from Latin pannus; see pane 1
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