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pannikin

[pan-i-kin] /ˈpæn ɪ kɪn/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
a small pan or metal cup.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; pan1 + -i- + -kin
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British Dictionary definitions for pannikin

pannikin

/ˈpænɪkɪn/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a small metal cup or pan
Word Origin
C19: from pan1 + -kin
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Word Origin and History for pannikin
n.

"small metal cup," 1823, described as a Suffolk dialect word, from pan (n.) + diminutive suffix -kin.

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