[pan-tl-oon] /ˌpæn tlˈun/
pantaloons, a man’s close-fitting garment for the hips and legs, worn especially in the 19th century, but varying in form from period to period; trousers.
(usually initial capital letter). Also, Pantalone
[pan-tl-oh-ney, pahn-; Italian pahn-tah-law-ne] /ˌpæn tlˈoʊ neɪ, ˌpɑn-; Italian ˌpɑn tɑˈlɔ nɛ/ (Show IPA). (in commedia dell’arte) a foolish old Venetian merchant, usually the head of a household, generally lascivious and frequently deceived in the course of lovers’ intrigues.
(in the modern pantomime) a foolish, vicious old man, the butt and accomplice of the clown.
(informal or facetious) any trousers, esp baggy ones
(in pantomime) an absurd old man, the butt of the clown’s tricks
(usually capital) (in commedia dell’arte) a lecherous old merchant dressed in pantaloons
1660s, “kind of tights” (originally a French fashion and execrated as such by late 17c. English writers), associated with Pantaloun (1580s), silly old man character in Italian comedy who wore tight trousers over his skinny legs, from Italian Pantalone, originally San Pantaleone, Christian martyr, a popular saint in Venice (Pantaleone in the comedies represents the Venetian). The name is of Greek origin and means “all-compassionate” (or, according to Klein, “entirely lion”). Applied to tight long trousers (replacing knee-breeches) by 1798; pants is a shortened form first recorded 1840.
skinny, foolish old man in Italian comedy, 1580s; see pantaloons. As a kind of leggings, 1660s.
[pan-tek-ni-kon, -kuh n] /pænˈtɛk nɪˌkɒn, -kən/ noun, British. 1. a furniture van; moving van. /pænˈtɛknɪkən/ noun (Brit) 1. a large van, esp one used for furniture removals 2. a warehouse where furniture is stored
[pant] /pænt/ verb (used without object) 1. to breathe hard and quickly, as after exertion. 2. to gasp, as for air. 3. to long with breathless or intense eagerness; yearn: to pant for revenge. 4. to throb or heave violently or rapidly; palpitate. 5. to emit steam or the like in loud puffs. 6. Nautical. […]
[pahn-tel-le-ree-ah] /pɑnˌtɛl lɛˈri ɑ/ noun 1. an Italian island in the Mediterranean between Sicily and Tunisia. 10,000; 32 sq. mi. (83 sq. km). /Italian pantelleˈriːa/ noun 1. an Italian island in the Mediterranean, between Sicily and Tunisia: of volcanic origin; used by the Romans as a place of banishment. Pop: 7679 (2004 est). Area: 83 […]
[pant] /pænt/ adjective 1. of or relating to : pant cuffs. noun 2. . 3. (defs 1, 2). /pænt/ verb 1. to breathe with noisy deep gasps, as when out of breath from exertion or excitement 2. to say (something) while breathing thus 3. (intransitive) often foll by for. to have a frantic desire (for); […]