[ win-doh-peyn ]
/ ˈwɪn doʊˌpeɪn /


a plate of glass for filling a window sash within the frame.
a flounder, Scophthalmus aquosus, occurring along the Atlantic coast of North America, characterized by the thinness and translucency of its body.


designating or having a large, regular design of intersecting lines resembling a series of windowpanes: a windowpane plaid sweater.

Origin of windowpane

First recorded in 1810–20; window + pane Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for windowpane

/ (ˈwɪndəʊˌpeɪn) /


a sheet of glass in a window
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