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pannikin

[ pan-i-kin ]
/ ˈpæn ɪ kɪn /
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noun Chiefly British.
a small pan or metal cup.
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Origin of pannikin

First recorded in 1815–25; pan1 + -i- + -kin
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British Dictionary definitions for pannikin

pannikin
/ (ˈpænɪkɪn) /

noun
mainly British a small metal cup or pan

Word Origin for pannikin

C19: from pan 1 + -kin
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