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pannhas

[ pahn-hahs ]
/ ˈpɑn hɑs /
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noun Chiefly Pennsylvania.
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Also pan·hoss [pahn-hos] /ˈpɑn hɒs/ .

Origin of pannhas

From Pennsylvania Dutch pannhâs, equivalent to pann pan1 + hâs “rabbit, hare; ” originally a jocular word, in dialects of the Rhenish Palatinate, for dishes made from scraps or broth mixed with a grain; compare German falscher Hase “minced meat,” literally, “false hare”
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