Definition of panatella in English:

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panatella

Pronunciation: /ˌpanəˈtɛlə/

noun

A long thin cigar.
Example sentences
  • After a lot of perfunctory goodbyes, and Cess waving to the bus as it pulled away while dabbing at his eyes with a hanky, Brownlegg beckoned everyone to the backseat while he had a sly smoke of his panatella.
  • That first handful of novels, slim as panatellas, are testament to that.
  • My strange - and remarkably lifelike - mental movie reel is still whirring as she stubs out her slim panatella and draws the story to a close.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin American Spanish panatela, denoting a long thin biscuit, from Italian panatello 'small loaf', diminutive of panata.

Words that rhyme with panatella

a cappella, Arabella, Bella, bestseller, Capella, cellar, Cinderella, citronella, Clarabella, corella, Daniela, Della, dispeller, dweller, Ella, expeller, favela, fella, fellah, feller, Fenella, Floella, foreteller, Heller, impeller, interstellar, Keller, Louella, Mandela, mortadella, mozzarella, Nigella, novella, paella, patella, predella, propeller, queller, quinella, repeller, rosella, rubella, salmonella, Santiago de Compostela, seller, smeller, speller, Stella, stellar, tarantella, teller, umbrella, Viyella

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