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panini 1

Pronunciation: /pəˈnēnē/
(also panino /-nō/)

noun (plural same or paninis)

A sandwich made with Italian bread, usually toasted.
Example sentences
  • There is prosciutto from last year hanging from a ceiling to dry-cure while 2003's batch sits on a wooden table with a basket of bread ready to make panini.
  • So I got the Italian panini with prosciutto, mozzarella and Italian dressing.
  • The take away trade was providing sandwiches in baguettes as well as panini, sliced korn loaf and white or brown scuffler.


1950s: from Italian, literally 'bread roll'.

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There are 2 main definitions of panini in English:

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Panini 2

Pronunciation: /ˈpänənē/
Indian grammarian. Sources vary as to when he lived, with dates ranging from the 4th to the 7th century bc. He is noted as the author of the Eight Lectures, a grammar of Sanskrit.

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