panada

[puh-nah-duh, -ney-]

Origin of panada

1590–1600; < Spanish, equivalent to pan- bread (< Latin pānis) + -ada -ade1
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Historical Examples of panada

  • No matter whether we got there early or late, the Panada was always full.

    Nights

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell

  • The Orientale was by comparison as quiet and deserted as the Panada was crowded and noisy.

    Nights

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell

  • All were soiled at the Panada—the waiters, the artists, and the linen.

    Venice

    Dorothy Menpes

  • The Panada was more or less organised for the convenience of artists.

    Venice

    Dorothy Menpes

  • They were dejected from want of variety: there was no uncertainty in the Panada as to tips.

    Venice

    Dorothy Menpes


British Dictionary definitions for panada

panada

noun
  1. a mixture of flour, water, etc, or of breadcrumbs soaked in milk, used as a thickening

Word Origin for panada

C16: from Spanish, from pan bread, from Latin pānis
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