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panettone

[ pan-i-toh-nee; Italian pah-net-taw-ne ]
/ 藢p忙n 瑟藞to蕣 ni; Italian 藢p蓱 n蓻t藞t蓴 n蓻 /
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noun, plural pan路et路to路nes [pan-i-toh-neez], /藢p忙n 瑟藞to蕣 niz/, Italian pan路et路to路ni [pah-net-taw-nee]. /藢p蓱 n蓻t藞t蓴 ni/.
an Italian yeast-leavened bread, traditionally eaten on holidays, usually made with raisins, candied fruit peels, almonds, and brandy.
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Origin of panettone

First recorded in 1920鈥25; from Italian, derivative of panetto 鈥渓ittle loaf,鈥 equivalent to pan(e) 鈥渂read鈥 (from Latin p膩nis ) + -etto diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for panettone

panettone
/ (p忙n蓹藞t蓹蕣n瑟, Italian panet藞to藧ne) /

noun plural -nes or -ni (-ni)
a kind of Italian spiced brioche containing sultanas: traditionally eaten at Christmas in Italy

Word Origin for panettone

Italian, from panetto small loaf, from pane bread, from Latin p膩nis
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