[ puh-noh-chuh ]
/ pəˈnoʊ tʃə /
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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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Example sentences from the Web for panocha
Of course, not much was to be gotten there, but we got what there was in the line of food stuffs, panoche (brown sugar) and corn.
Some of them wanted to sell things that would come in handy, such as fowls or panoche (brown sugar).
British Dictionary definitions for panocha
/ (pəˈnəʊtʃə) /
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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