Harnpan meaning

The brainpan; the skull.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of harnpan - harn-pan

Origin of harnpan

  • From Middle English hernpanne, hernepanne, equivalent to harns (“brains”) +‎ pan (“pan, forehead”). Cognate with Scots harn-pan (“harnpan”), Middle Dutch and Middle Low German hernepanne (“harnpan”). Compare also Middle Low German panne (“pan, forehead”), Danish pande (“pan, forehead”), Swedish panna (“pan, forehead”).

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