Definition of pagne in English:

pagne

noun

  • In West Africa: a length of cloth, especially one worn draped around the waist or forming a tunic (now chiefly by women).

Origin

Late 17th century. In some forms from French pagne from Spanish paño from classical Latin pannus cloth, piece of cloth. In some forms from Dutch paan from Portuguese pano from classical Latin pannus.

Pronunciation

pagne

/ˈpanjə/