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PANNIER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pannier mean? 

PANNIER (noun)
  The noun PANNIER has 3 senses:

1. either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)
2. a large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a person
3. set of small hoops used to add fullness over the hips

  Familiarity information: PANNIER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PANNIER (noun)


Sense 1pannier [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("pannier" is a kind of...):

bag (a flexible container with a single opening)


Sense 2pannier [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("pannier" is a kind of...):

wicker basket (a basket made of wickerwork)


Sense 3pannier [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Set of small hoops used to add fullness over the hips

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("pannier" is a kind of...):

hoop (a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt)


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