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panne

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/ pæn /
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noun
a soft, lustrous, lightweight velvet with flattened pile.
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Origin of panne

1785–95; <French, Old French, variant of pen(n)e, equivalent to Medieval Latin panna, penna skin, fur, apparently special use of Latin penna feather; compare Middle High German federe kind of fur
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British Dictionary definitions for panne

panne
/ (pæn) /

noun
a lightweight velvet fabric

Word Origin for panne

C19: via Old French, from Latin pinna wing, feather
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