Origin of panatelaAmerican Spanish panatela, origin, originally , a long, narrow biscuit from It, diminutive of pane, bread: see panettone
also pan·e·tel·a or pan·e·tel·la
Origin of panatelaSpanish biscuit, cigar from American Spanish long thin biscuit from Italian panatella diminutive of panata panada from pane bread from Latin pānis ; see pā- in Indo-European roots.
- A long thin cigar.
The word derives from the Spanish word for a long thin biscuit, from the Italian diminutive panatella, which ultimately derives from the Latin pÄnis, "bread."