paella


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

pa·el·la

 (pä-ĕl′ə, pä-ā′lyä, -ā′yä)
n.
A saffron-flavored Spanish rice dish made with varying combinations of vegetables, meat, chicken, and seafood.

[Catalan, frying pan, paella, from Old French paelle, frying pan, pot, from Latin patella, diminutive of patina, pan; see paten.]

paella

(paɪˈɛlə; Spanish paˈeʎa)
n, pl -las (-ləz; Spanish -ʎas)
1. (Cookery) a Spanish dish made from rice, shellfish, chicken, and vegetables
2. (Cookery) the large flat frying pan in which a paella is cooked
[from Catalan, from Old French paelle, from Latin patella small pan]

pa•el•la

(pɑˈeɪl yə, -ˈeɪ lə, pɑˈeɪ ə)

n., pl. -las.
a Spanish dish of rice cooked with chicken, seafood, vegetables, etc., and flavored with saffron.
[1890–95; < Sp < Catalan: literally, frying pan, pot < Middle French paelle < Latin patella pan. See patella]

paella

- The rice dish is Spanish for "frying pan," from Latin patella, "little pan."
See also related terms for pan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paella - saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chickenpaella - saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Translations

paella

[paɪˈɛlə] npaella f

paella

n (Cook) → Paella f
References in periodicals archive ?
In Valencia, paella might be matched with either of two hauntingly dry, breathtakingly crisp styles of sherry-manzanilla (light and elegant) or fino (powerful).
Individually frozen, to lock in the freshness of the all natural ingredients, new Fast Feasts come in three recipes - Spanish Paella, Mexican Texmex and Mediterranean Risotto.
75); paella (pounds 9-pounds 14 per person), five puddings including Drunken Cake (pounds 3.
There's more to Spain than paella and tortillas, says Heidi Heilman.
NEW YORK -- Once again, the El Coto de Rioja Paella Parade[TM] will enlighten many Tempranillo and rice fans with the best in typical Spanish food and Rioja wines.
PUPILS were treated to a flavour of Spain with flamenco dancing followed by a giant paella during a "fiesta" day of celebrations.
But if I was going to recommend one stall I'd direct you to La Terreta Paella and Tapas.
There are recipes for Turkish Spinach, Feta and Mint Pastries, Puglian Fava Bean Puree, Sardinian Spaghetti with Tomato And Cuttlefish Ink, Siciliann Orange Cake and Corfiot Rice Pudding and one of his favourite dishes from there is Chicken and Prawn Paella with artichokes and chorizo.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- Europa captures the flavor and feel of Europe with authentic recipes from the coasts of France, Spain and Italy, such as Paella de Maricos, Risotto Veneto and Cappellini al Salmon.
Place 3 tablespoons olive oil in a 15- or 16-inch paella pan set over a single burner and heat on medium until it starts to smoke.
How a night on the tiles with paella, Porcelanosa and a pukka geezer left Justin and Colin completely floored.