- 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′ni
Origin of paninoIt, diminutive of pane, bread from Classical Latin panis: see food
An Italian sandwich, usually grilled and often made 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