pancetta

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noun pan·cet·ta \(ˌ)pan-ˈche-tə\

Definition of pancetta

  1. :  unsmoked bacon used especially in Italian cuisine

Origin and Etymology of pancetta

Italian, from diminutive of pancia belly, paunch, from Latin pantic-, pantex


First Known Use: 1954


PANCETTA Defined for English Language Learners

pancetta

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noun pan·cet·ta \(ˌ)pan-ˈche-tə\

Definition of pancetta for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of Italian bacon


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