Fr.: vitre, carreau
1) One of the divisions of a window or the like, consisting of a single plate of
glass in a frame. A plate of glass for such a division.
M.E. pane, pan "strip of cloth, section," from M.Fr. pan, from O.Fr. pan "section, piece, panel," from L. pannum "piece of cloth, garment;" cf. Goth. fana "piece of cloth," Gk. penos "web," O.E. fanna "flag."
Poš, from Baluci poc "cloth, clothing," from puš-, pušidan "to cover, to wear," → envelope.
Fr.: 1, 2) panneau, caisson, pan; 3) invités, experts, tribune
1) A distinct portion, section, or division of a wall, wainscot, ceiling,
door, shutter, fence, etc., especially of any surface sunk below or
raised above the general level or enclosed by a frame or border.
M.E., from O.Fr. panel "a piece (of anything)," diminutive of pan "piece of cloth or the like," ultimately from L. pannus "piece of cloth." The sense of "a small group of people called on to discuss, judge, advice on a particular matter" is from 1570s.