panetella

[ pan-i-tel-uh ]
/ ˌpæn ɪˈtɛl ə /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. panellist,
  2. panem et circenses,
  3. panencephalitis,
  4. panendoscope,
  5. panesthesia,
  6. paneth's granular cell,
  7. panetière,
  8. panettone,
  9. panfish,
  10. panful

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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Examples from the Web for panetella

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

    Card Trick|Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett