pan·​a·​tela ˌpa-nə-ˈte-lə How to pronounce panatela (audio)
variants or
: a long slender straight-sided cigar

Examples of panatela in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here the cigar makers toiled, rolling coronas, royals, perfectos, and panatelas by hand. Jamie Kitman, Car and Driver, 1 Apr. 2023

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Word History


Spanish, from American Spanish, a long thin biscuit, ultimately from Latin panis bread

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of panatela was in 1847

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“Panatela.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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