Definition of panzanella in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpanzəˈnɛlə/
Pronunciation: /ˌpantsəˈnɛlə/


[mass noun]
A type of Tuscan salad made with anchovies, chopped salad vegetables, and bread soaked in dressing.
Example sentences
  • These thoughts were brought about by the fact that I wanted to make panzanella, a Tuscan salad that will gainfully employ good-quality stale bread.
  • The famed panzanella bread salads of Tuscany would be lost without their share of bread cubes soaked with vinaigrette.
  • And at the Sullivan Street Bakery, the owners make panzanella, the traditional Italian bread salad.


Italian, from pane 'bread' + zanella 'small basket'.

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