pannikin

noun
pan·​ni·​kin | \ ˈpa-ni-kən How to pronounce pannikin (audio) \

Definition of pannikin

British
: a small pan or cup

First Known Use of pannikin

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pannikin

pan entry 1 + -nikin (as in cannikin)

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“Pannikin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pannikin. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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