[pah-nee-nee for 1; pah-nee-nee for 2]


flourished c400 b.c., Indian grammarian of Sanskrit.



noun, plural pa·ni·ni [puh-nee-nee] /pəˈni ni/.

Usually panini. a traditional, small Italian sandwich filled with meat, cheese, grilled vegetables, etc., and usually toasted. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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