an Italian sweet yeast bread containing raisins, candied fruits, etc.
Origin of panettoneItalian from panetto, diminutive of pane, bread from Classical Latin panis: see food
nounpl. pan·et·to·nes, or pan·et·to·ni
A festive Italian yeast cake flavored with candied fruit peels and raisins.
Origin of panettoneItalian augmentative of panetto a small loaf diminutive of pane bread from Latin pānis ; see panada .