⌂ or pan·a·tel′la
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 panis; see pa- 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."