panne velvet
noun see panne

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  • panne velvet — noun see panne 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • panne — noun Etymology: French, from Old French penne, panne fur used for lining, from Latin pinna feather, wing more at pen Date: circa 1794 1. a silk or rayon velvet with lustrous pile flattened in one direction called also panne velvet 2. a heavy silk …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • panne — n. (in full panne velvet) a velvet like fabric of silk or rayon with a flattened pile. Etymology: F …   Useful english dictionary

  • Panne — Panne, n. [F.] A fabric resembling velvet, but having the nap flat and less close. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • panne — [pan] n. [Fr < OFr penne, fur lining, a soft substance < L penna, a feather: see PEN2] a soft cloth resembling velvet, but having a longer nap and a lustrous finish …   English World dictionary

  • Velvet — This article is about the fabric. For other uses, see Velvet (disambiguation). A swatch of black cotton velvet …   Wikipedia

  • panne — [[t]pæn[/t]] n. 1) tex Also called panne′ vel′vet. a soft, lustrous, lightweight velvet with flattened pile 2) tex Also called panne′ sat′in. a heavy, highly lustrous satin, orig. made of silk • Etymology: 1785–95; < F, OF, var. of pen(n) e… …   From formal English to slang

  • panne — /pan/, n. a soft, lustrous, lightweight velvet with flattened pile. [1785 95; < F, OF, var. of pen(n)e, equiv. to ML panna, penna skin, fur, appar. special use of L penna feather; cf. MHG federe kind of fur] * * * …   Universalium

  • panne — noun a) a lustrous finish applied to velvet and satin b) a wetland consisting of a small depression, with or without standing water, often in a salt marsh or other coastal wetland …   Wiktionary

  • panne — [pan] noun a shining fabric resembling velvet, made of silk or rayon and having a flattened pile. Origin C18: from Fr., of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

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