penuche

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noun pe·nu·che \pə-ˈnü-chē\
variants: or less commonly

play \pə-ˈnō-chə\

Definition of penuche

  1. :  fudge made usually of brown sugar, butter, cream or milk, and nuts

Origin and Etymology of penuche

Mexican Spanish panocha raw sugar, from Spanish, ear of maize, ultimately from Latin panicula panicle — more at panicle


First Known Use: 1871

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