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panatella

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[pan-uh-tel-uh]
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noun
  1. panetella.
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panetella

[pan-i-tel-uh]
noun
  1. a long, slender cigar, usually with straight sides and tapering to a point at the closed end.
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Also pan·e·tel·a, panatella, panatela.

Origin of panetella

1900–05; < American Spanish panetela, panatela a kind of bread, long, slender biscuit < Italian panatella, diminutive of pane bread (< Latin pānis); see -elle
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British Dictionary definitions for panatela

panatella

noun
  1. a long slender cigar
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Word Origin

American Spanish panetela long slim biscuit, from Italian panatella small loaf, from pane bread, from Latin pānis
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Word Origin and History for panatela

n.

also panetela, panetella, type of thin cigar, 1901, from Spanish panatela, literally "sponge-cake" (in American Spanish, "a long, thin biscuit"), a diminutive, formed from Latin panis "bread" (see food).

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