panada

noun

pa·​na·​da pə-ˈnä-də How to pronounce panada (audio)
: a paste of flour or bread crumbs and water or stock used as a base for sauce or a binder for forcemeat or stuffing

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from pan bread, from Latin panis — more at food

First Known Use

circa 1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of panada was circa 1598

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Cite this Entry

“Panada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panada. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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