pannikin

noun

pan·​ni·​kin ˈpa-ni-kən How to pronounce pannikin (audio)
British
: a small pan or cup

Word History

Etymology

pan entry 1 + -nikin (as in cannikin)

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pannikin was in 1823

Dictionary Entries Near pannikin

Cite this Entry

“Pannikin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pannikin. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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