Definition of pannier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpæniə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæniər//
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each of a pair of bags or boxes carried on either side of the back wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle; each of a pair of baskets carried on either side of its back by a horse or donkey He went back to the motorbike and unlocked one of the panniers. See related entries: Cycling Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French panier, from Latin panarium ‘bread basket’, from panis ‘bread’.
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