- a small bread roll
- a grilled sandwich of various combinations of meat, cheese, and vegetables, made with such a roll or with slices of coarse bread and then grilledalso pa·ni′nipl. -·nis
Origin of paninoIt, diminutive of pane, bread ; from Classical Latin panis: see food
An Italian sandwich made usually with vegetables, cheese, and grilled or cured meat.
Origin of paninoShort for Italian panino (imbottito), stuffed bread, sandwich : panino, diminutive of pane, bread + imbottito, past participle of imbottire, to stuff.