penuche

penuche

[puh-noo-chee]
noun
1.
Also, panocha. Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S. a fudgelike candy made of brown sugar, butter, and milk, usually with nuts.
2.
panocha ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1840–50, Americanism; variant of panocha

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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]

penuche (pəˈnuːtʃɪ)
 
n
a variant of panocha

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