panoche

panocha

[puh-noh-chuh]
noun
1.
Also, penuche. a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico.
2.
penuche ( def 1 ).
3.
Slang: Vulgar. (especially among Mexican Americans) the vulva.
Also, panoche [puh-noh-chee] , for defs 1, 2.


Origin:
1840–50; < Mexican Spanish; compare Spanish panocha, variant of panoja ‘ear of grain, panicle’ < Latin pānucula, pānicula; see panicle

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panocha or penuche (pəˈnəʊtʃə)
 
n
1.  a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico
2.  (in the US) a sweet made from brown sugar and milk, often with chopped nuts
 
[Mexican Spanish, diminutive of Spanish pan bread, from Latin pānis]
 
penuche or penuche
 
n
 
[Mexican Spanish, diminutive of Spanish pan bread, from Latin pānis]

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