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pan·nier

or pan·ier  (păn′yər, -ē-ər)
n.
1. A large wicker basket, especially:
a. One of a pair of baskets carried on the shoulders of a person or on either side of a pack animal.
b. A basket carried on a person's back.
2. A basket or pack, usually one of a pair, that fastens to the rack of a bicycle and hangs over the side of one of the wheels.
3.
a. A framework of wire, bone, or other material formerly used to expand a woman's skirt at the hips.
b. A skirt or an overskirt puffed out at the hips.

[Middle English panier, from Old French, from Latin pānārium, breadbasket, from pānis, bread; see pā- in Indo-European roots.]

pan′niered adj.

pannier

(ˈpænɪə)
n
1. a large basket, esp one of a pair slung over a beast of burden
2. one of a pair of bags slung either side of the back wheel of a motorcycle, bicycle, etc
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (esp in the 18th century)
a. a hooped framework to distend a woman's skirt
b. one of two puffed-out loops of material worn drawn back onto the hips to reveal the underskirt
[C13: from Old French panier, from Latin pānārium basket for bread, from pānis bread]

pan•nier

or pan•ier

(ˈpæn yər, -i ər)

n.
1. a basket, esp. a large one, for carrying goods, provisions, etc.
2. one of a pair of baskets to be slung across the back of a pack animal.
3. Also called pan′nier drape`. (on a dress, skirt, etc.) a puffed arrangement of drapery at the hips.
4. Often, panniers. an oval framework or a pair of hoops formerly used for distending the skirt of a dress at the hips.
[1250–1300; Middle English panier < Middle French < Latin pānārium breadbasket =pān(is) bread + -ārium -ary; see -ier2]
pan′niered, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pannier - either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
2.pannier - a large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a personpannier - a large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a person
wicker basket - a basket made of wickerwork
3.pannier - set of small hoops used to add fullness over the hips
hoop - a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
Translations
سَلَّة من السَّلَّتَين
koš
cykeltaskesidekurv
kuormakoripyörälaukkuvanne
málháskosár
hliîartöskur; klyfjakarfa
mantu sainisnasta
prútený kôš

pannier

[ˈpænɪəʳ] N (for horse etc) → cuévano m; (for cycle etc) (also pannier bag) → cartera f, bolsa f

pannier

[ˈpæniər] n
(on animal)bât m
(on bicycle)sacoche f

pannier

nKorb m; (on motor-cycle etc) → Satteltasche f; (for mule etc) → Tragkorb m

pannier

[ˈpænɪəʳ] n (gen) → paniere m; (on bicycle) → borsa; (on animal) → bisaccia

pannier

(ˈpӕniə) noun
one of a pair of baskets, bags etc carried on either side of the back of a horse, bicycle, motorbike etc.
References in classic literature ?
It was on this account, no doubt, that a boat was detached from the bark as soon as the latter had cast anchor, and came with eight sailors, amidst whom was to be seen an object of an oblong form, a sort of large pannier or bale.
You are fourteen; and we consider ourselves young ladies at that age," continued Fanny, surveying, with complacency, the pile of hair on the top of her head, with a fringe of fuzz round her forehead, and a wavy lock streaming down her back; likewise, her scarlet-and-black suit, with its big sash, little pannier, bright buttons, points, rosettes, and, heaven knows what.
Meek, mouse-colored donkeys, laden with panniers of freshly cut grass passed by, with a pretty girl in a capaline sitting between the green piles, or an old woman spinning with a distaff as she went.
The carcases of both whales had dropped astern; and the head-laden ship not a little resembled a mule carrying a pair of overburdening panniers.
His life is mostly devoted to carrying bulky panniers and packages which rest against his body--therefore he is habituated to taking the outside edge of mountain paths, to keep his bundles from rubbing against rocks or banks on the other.
Take the ass which is tied to the gate, lead it to the nearest wine-shop, and ask some passer-by to order two jars of wine; have them put in the ass's panniers, and drive him before you.
Then," said the Ass, "as long as I carry the panniers, what matters it to me whom I serve?
They took with them the sumpter mules, which carried in panniers the wardrobe and table furniture of Sir Nigel; for the knight, though neither fop nor epicure, was very dainty in small matters, and loved, however bare the board or hard the life, that his napery should still be white and his spoon of silver.
But it behooves each to see, when he sacrifices prudence, to what god he devotes it; if to ease and pleasure, he had better be prudent still; if to a great trust, he can well spare his mule and panniers who has a winged chariot instead.
Why, that's a donkey with panniers, and a spaniel, and partridges in the corn
And some time overnight on Monday, another garage was broken into on Cobble Carr and a Specialized Crosstrail mountain bike with a black pannier rack, pannier bags and a child's seat was stolen.