panman

noun pan·man \ˈpanmən, -ˌman\

Definition of panman

plural

panmen

\-mən, -ˌmen\
  1. 1 :  one who tends pans

  2. 2 :  a worker who loads cottonseed cakes into presses for extraction of oil

  3. 3 :  an operator of a machine that whirls candy in a pan (as of syrup or wax coloring matter) to give it a finishing coat or polish —called also glazer, grosser

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of panman

1pan + man


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up panman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!