noun pl. pandies
Origin: L pande, open (your hand), imper. of pandere, to extend < IE *pand-, var. of base *pet-, to stretch out > fathom
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transitive verb pan·died, pan·dy·ing, pan·dies
Origin: Probably from Latin pandē, imperative sg. of pandēre, to spread out, open (the palm); see petə- in Indo-European roots.