ponhaws

noun
pon·​haws
variants: or ponhoss or less commonly ponhass or ponhaus or ponhos \ ˈpänˌhȯs , ˈpən-​ , -​ȯz \
plural -es

Definition of ponhaws

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History and Etymology for ponhaws

Pennsylvania German pannhas, from German dialect, dish of leftovers, literally, pan hare, from German dialect panne pan + has hare, from Old High German haso; akin to Old High German pfanna pan

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“Ponhaws.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ponhaws. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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