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  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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Historical Examples of panetella

  • I chewed down on the panetella in my teeth and bet them like I had them.

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    Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett