panetella

panetella

[pan-i-tel-uh]
noun
a long, slender cigar, usually with straight sides and tapering to a point at the closed end.
Also, panetela, panatella, panatela.


Origin:
1900–05; < American Spanish panetela, panatela a kind of bread, long, slender biscuit < Italian panatella, diminutive of pane bread (< Latin pānis); see -elle

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panetella

noun
a long slender cigar [syn: panatela
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