Definition of paella
: a saffron-flavored dish containing rice, meat, seafood, and vegetables
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Origin and Etymology of paella
Catal, literally, pot, pan, from Middle French paelle, from Latin patella small pan — more at patella
First Known Use: circa 1892
PAELLA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of paella for English Language Learners
: a Spanish dish of rice, meat, seafood, vegetables, and spices
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