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panini

[ puh-nee-nee ]
/ pəˈni ni /
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noun, plural pa·ni·ni [puh-nee-nee], /pəˈni ni/, pa·ni·nis [puh-nee-neez] /pəˈni niz/

a usually pressed and grilled sandwich of Italian bread filled with meat, cheese, vegetables, etc.

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Sometimes pa·ni·no [puh-nee-noh] /pəˈni noʊ/ .

Origin of panini

First recorded in 1955–60; from Italian panini, plural of panino “a roll, sandwich,” diminutive of pane “bread,” from Latin pān- (stem of pānis ) “bread” + -ini, plural of diminutive suffix -ino, from Latin -īnus adjective suffix meaning “of or pertaining to, made of”; see -ine1

Definition for panini (2 of 2)

Panini
[ pah-nee-nee for 1; pah-nee-nee for 2 ]
/ ˈpɑ ni ni for 1; pɑˈni ni for 2 /

noun

flourished c400 b.c., Indian grammarian of Sanskrit.
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British Dictionary definitions for panini

panini
/ (pæˈniːnɪ) /

noun plural -ni or -nis

a type of Italian bread, usually served grilled with a variety of fillings

Word Origin for panini

C20: from Italian, pl of panino a bread roll
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