panocha

[ puh-noh-chuh ]
/ pəˈnoʊ tʃə /

noun

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

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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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