pannus

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pannus (plural panni)

  1. a hanging flap of skin or other tissue, especially one covering the cornea (in trachoma) or cartilage (in rheumatoid arthritis)
  2. (meteorology) a type of accessory cloud, looking like shreds either attached to, or separated from, the main cloud formation. Mainly associated with nimbostratus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pan- (fabric), see also Old English fanna (flag), Ancient Greek πῆνος (pênos, web), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌽𐌰 (fana, piece of cloth).

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Noun[edit]

pannus m (genitive pannī); second declension

  1. cloth
  2. rag
  3. garment

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pannus pannī
genitive pannī pannōrum
dative pannō pannīs
accusative pannum pannōs
ablative pannō pannīs
vocative panne pannī

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References[edit]

  • pannus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879