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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.
Each had in his hand a small pannier; and, when they entered the dungeon, they stopt at the door until Front-de-B uf himself carefully locked and double-locked it.
"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.
Do you think it likely the conqueror will place on me two sets of panniers?' "No," rejoined the Shepherd.
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. Meantime, Fedallah was calmly eyeing the right whale's head, and ever and anon glancing from the deep wrinkles there to the lines in his own hand.
"Why, that's a donkey with panniers, and a spaniel, and partridges in the corn!" he exclaimed, his tongue being completely loosed by surprise and admiration.
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.
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.
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.
"I will be able to get the pannier that was successfully delivered returned to me but, as they come as a matching pair, it will be very difficult to sell on its own," he said.
Azerbaijan is in a unique geographic position on the New Silk Road, Bruce Pannier, expert on Central Asia, told Trend.