pannhas

pannhas

[pahn-hahs]
noun Chiefly Pennsylvania.
Also, panhoss.


Origin:
< Pennsylvania German pannhâs, equivalent to pann pan1 + hâs rabbit, hare; originally a jocular word, in dialects of the Rhenish Palatinate, for dishes made from scraps or broth mixed with a grain; compare German falscher Hase minced meat, literally, false hare

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