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panatela

[ pan-uh-tel-uh ]
/ ˌpæn əˈtɛl ə /
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noun

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; especially British, pan·a·tel·la, pan·e·tel·la .

Origin of panatela

First recorded in 1900–05; from American Spanish panetela, panatela “a kind of bread; long, slender biscuit,” from Italian panatella, diminutive of pane “bread” (from Latin pānis ); see -elle
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