WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
pan•ier  (panyər, -ē ər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Clothingpannier.

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
pan•nier or pan•ier /ˈpænyɚ, -iɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a basket for carrying supplies, etc.
  2. one of a pair of baskets to be slung across the back of a pack animal, a bicycle, etc.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
pan•nier  (panyər, -ē ər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a basket, esp. a large one, for carrying goods, provisions, etc.
  2. a basket for carrying on a person's back, or one of a pair to be slung across the back of a beast of burden.
  3. a similar type of bag, usually one of a pair, fastened over a bicycle's rear wheel.
  4. Clothing(on a dress, skirt, etc.) a puffed arrangement of drapery at the hips.
  5. Clothingan oval framework formerly used for distending the skirt of a woman's dress at the hips.
Also,  panier.  panniered, adj. 
  • Latin pānārium breadbasket, equivalent. to pān(is) bread + -ārium -ary; see -ier2
  • Middle French
  • Middle English panier 1250–1300

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