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A Spanish or Latin-American turnover with a flaky crust and a savory or sweet filling.

[Spanish, from past participle of empanar, to coat with breadcrumbs : en-, in (from Latin in-; see en-1) + pan, bread; see panada.]


(Cookery) a Spanish or Latin-American stuffed pastry


(ˌɛm pəˈnɑ də)

a Latin American or Spanish turnover filled with ground meat, vegetables, fruit, etc., and baked or fried.
[1920–25; < Sp, =em- em-1 + pan bread + -ada, feminine of -ado -ate1]
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