pannus

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pannus ‎(plural panni or pannuses)

  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 *peh₂n-(fabric). Cognate with Ancient Greek πῆνος(pênos, web), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌽𐌰(fana, piece of cloth), Old English fana(flag), English fane, vane, fon, fond.

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Noun[edit]

pannus m ‎(genitive pannī); second declension

  1. cloth
  2. rag
  3. garment

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Second declension.

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

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