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pannier (n.)

c. 1300, paniere, "large basket for provisions," from Old French panier, paniere "basket," from Latin panarium "bread-basket," noun use of a neuter adjective meaning "pertaining to bread," from panis "bread" (from PIE root *pa- "to feed"). Transferred sense of "frame of whalebone, etc., used to distend the skirt of a woman's dress at the hips" is by 1869.

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Definitions of pannier from WordNet

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