panatella

or pan·a·tel·a

[pan-uh-tel-uh]

noun


Nearby words

  1. panamint mountains,
  2. panamá,
  3. panangiitis,
  4. panarthritis,
  5. panatela,
  6. panatheism,
  7. panathenaea,
  8. panathenaic,
  9. panatrophy,
  10. panavision

panetella

[pan-i-tel-uh]

noun

a long, slender cigar, usually with straight sides and tapering to a point at the closed end.
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

a long slender cigar

Word Origin for panatella

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

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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