panel

[ pan-l ]
/ ˈpæn l /

noun

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

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

OTHER WORDS FROM panel

re·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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH panel

board committee council panel trust

usage note for panel

Definition for panelling (2 of 2)

paneling
[ pan-l-ing ]
/ ˈpæn l ɪŋ /

noun

wood or other material made into panels.
a surface of panels, especially of decorative wood or woodlike panels.
panels collectively.
Also especially British, pan·el·ling.

Origin of paneling

First recorded in 1815–25; panel + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for panelling (1 of 2)

panelling

US paneling

/ (ˈpænəlɪŋ) /

noun

panels collectively, as on a wall or ceiling
material used for making panels

British Dictionary definitions for panelling (2 of 2)

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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