1 A basket, especially one of a pair carried by a beast of burden.
1.1 Each of a pair of bags or boxes fitted on either side of the rear wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle.
2 historical Part of a skirt looped up round the hips.
2.1 A frame supporting a pannier of a skirt.

Middle English from Old French panier, from Latin panarium ‘bread basket’, from panis ‘bread’.


Frankly, Roy never called his saddle bags panniers. Though he might have considered it for the pack mule.


A tisket a tasket
Come, fill up your basket.
Saturday is the best day
To visit the farmers’ market, okay?

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