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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
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a)Types (inflectional forms not listed separately): abbe, aoel-, after, bar, craft(-), fader, faste, garsum(-) habbe, hafo, hafde, hauede, nafo, pal, vaste, vastliche, wal-kempen, wan, was (64), wat, water(-) pat (b)Types (as in a): aeol(-) aefter, -faest, gaersume, haefde(-), paelles, waeles, wael-, waes (8), waetere, paet (c)Types (as in a): creft(-) gersume, hefde(-), hefede, heuede, iber, wet, whet, pet Table 2 The interaction of spoken and written systems behind the spelling variation in the unrounded low and mid vowel set in La3amon A (Hand A).