panocha

[ puh-noh-chuh ]
/ pəˈnoʊ tʃə /
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noun

Also penuche. a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico.
Slang: Vulgar. (especially among Mexican Americans) the vulva.

Nearby words

  1. pannose,
  2. pannosely,
  3. pannus,
  4. pano,
  5. panoan,
  6. panoche,
  7. panofsky,
  8. panofsky, erwin,
  9. panophthalmia,
  10. panoply

Also pa·no·che [puh-noh-chee] /pəˈnoʊ tʃi/ for defs 1, 2.

Origin of panocha

1840–50; < Mexican Spanish; compare Spanish panocha, variant of panoja ‘ear of grain, panicle’ < Latin pānucula, pānicula; see panicle

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British Dictionary definitions for panocha

panocha

penuche

/ (pəˈnəʊtʃə) /

noun

a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico
(in the US) a sweet made from brown sugar and milk, often with chopped nuts

Word Origin for panocha

Mexican Spanish, diminutive of Spanish pan bread, from Latin pānis

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