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 (păn′ə-tĕl′ə) also pan·e·tel·a or pan·e·tel·la (păn′ĭ-)
A long slender cigar.

[Spanish, biscuit, cigar, from American Spanish, long thin biscuit, from Italian panatella, diminutive of panata, panada, from pane, bread, from Latin pānis; see pā- in Indo-European roots.]


or pan·e·tel·la  (păn′ĭ-tĕl′ə)
Variants of panatela.
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(Recreational Drugs) a long thin cigar
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(ˌpæn əˈtɛl ə)

n., pl. -tel•las.
a long, slender cigar, usu. with straight sides.
[1900–05; < American Spanish long, slender biscuit < Italian panatella, diminutive of pane bread < Latin pānis]
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Noun1.panetella - a long slender cigar
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Panetella, incidentally, is a kind of Italian bread.
Lunch is served between noon and 3pm and, having arrived fairly late on, two or three dishes were finished, including the chicken and aubergine dishes from the daily menu and the bottom three panetellas from the all-day menu.
Norman Panetella, corporate merchandising manager, says the sloped shelves give HBA a "different look' from grocery and provide excellent exposure of multiple facings with minimal inventory.