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pannus , i, m. (
I.neutr. collat. form pannum , i, Nov. ap. Non. 218, 27.—Dat. and abl. plur. pannibus, Enn. ap. Charis. p. 40 P.; Pompon. ap. Non. 488, 32) [πῆνος; Dor. πᾶνος], a cloth, a garment.
I. Lit.: “albo Fides Velata panno,Hor. C. 1, 35, 21; Mart. 2, 46, 9: “eventus viridis panni,Juv. 11, 198. —Esp. of torn, worn-out clothes, rags, tatters: “pannis annisque obsitus,Ter. Eun. 2, 2, 5; Lucr. 6, 1269; Sen. Contr. 1, 6; id. Ep. 20, 8: “rara in tenui facundia panno,Juv. 7, 145; Petr. 83 fin.
II. Transf.
B. A head-band, fillet, Val. Max. 7, 2, n. 5 ext.; 6, 2, n. 7.—
C. A bag, satchel, Petr. 135.—
D. A (perh. raglike) substance that grows on the tree aegilops, besides its acorns, Plin. 16, 8, 13, § 33. —
E. Plur., an infant's swaddling-clothes: “panni infantiae,Vulg. Job, 38, 9; id. Luc. 2, 12.
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