(Pan"nier) n. [F. panier, fr. L. panarium a bread basket, fr. panis bread. Cf. Pantry.]
1. A bread basket; also, a wicker basket (used commonly in pairs) for carrying fruit or other things on a
horse or an ass Hudibras.
2. (Mil. Antiq.) A shield of basket work formerly used by archers as a shelter from the enemy's missiles.
3. A table waiter at the Inns of Court, London.
4. A framework of steel or whalebone, worn by women to expand their dresses; a kind of bustle.
(Pan"niered) a. Bearing panniers. Wordsworth.
(Pan"ni*kel) n. [See Pan a dish.] The brainpan, or skull; hence, the crest. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Pan"ni*kin) n. [Dim. of pan a dish.] A small pan or cup. Marryat. Thackeray.
(Pan"nose`) a. [See Pannus.] (Bot.) Similar in texture or appearance to felt or woolen cloth.
(||Pan"nus) n. [L., cloth. See 2d Pane.] (Med.) A very vascular superficial opacity of the
cornea, usually caused by granulation of the eyelids. Foster.
(Pan`o*is"tic) a. [Pan- + Gr. an egg.] (Zoöl.) Producing ova only; said of the ovaries of
certain insects which do not produce vitelligenous cells.
(Pan`om*phe"an) a. [L. panomphaeus, Gr. .] Uttering ominous or prophetic voices; divining.
We want no half gods, panomphean Joves.Mrs. Browning.
(Pan"o*plied) a. Dressed in panoply.
(Pan"o*ply) n. [Gr. all + tool, implement, in pl., armor, arms.] Defensive armor in general; a
full suit of defensive armor. Milton.
We had need to take the Christian panoply, to put on the whole armor of God.Ray.
(Pa*nop"ti*con) n. [NL. See Pan- , and Optic.]
1. A prison so contructed that the inspector can see each of the prisoners at all times, without being
2. A room for the exhibition of novelties.
(Pan`o*ra"ma) n. [NL., fr. Gr. all + that which is seen, a view, fr. to see. See Pan- , and
1. A complete view in every direction.
2. A picture presenting a view of objects in every direction, as from a central point.
3. A picture representing scenes too extended to be beheld at once, and so exhibited a part at a time,
by being unrolled, and made to pass continuously before the spectator.
Panoramic camera. See under Camera.
(Pan`o*ram"ic Pan`o*ram"ic*al) a. Of, pertaining to, or like, a panorama.