Etymology
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pane (n.)

mid-13c., "garment, cloak, mantle; a part of a garment;" later "side of a building, section of a wall," from Old French pan "section, piece, panel" (11c.) and directly from Latin pannum (nominative pannus) "piece of cloth, garment," possibly from PIE root *pan- "fabric" (source also of Gothic fana "piece of cloth," Greek pēnos "web," Old English fanna "flag"). De Vaan writes, "If the Gr. and Gm. words listed are related, they probably represent loanwords from an unknown source."

From late 14c. as "section of a wall," also "ornamental hanging, coverlet," and c. 1400 as "a bedspread." The general notion in the word is "distinct part or piece of a surface." Sense of "piece of glass inserted in a window" is attested by mid-15c.

updated on December 28, 2019

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Definitions of pane from WordNet

pane (n.)
sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors;
Synonyms: pane of glass / window glass
pane (n.)
a panel or section of panels in a wall or door;
Synonyms: paneling / panelling
pane (n.)
street name for lysergic acid diethylamide;
Synonyms: acid / back breaker / battery-acid / dose / dot / Elvis / loony toons / Lucy in the sky with diamonds / superman / window pane / Zen
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