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 (pə-nō′chə) also pa·no·che (-chē)
1. A coarse grade of Mexican sugar.
2. Variants of penuche.

[American Spanish, probably from Spanish panoja, panocha, ear of grain, panicle, from Latin pānicula; see panicle.]


also pe·nu·chi  (pə-no͞o′chē) or pa·no·cha  (-nō′chə) or pa·no·che  (-chē)
A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, butter, cream or milk, and often chopped nuts.

[Variant of panocha.]
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Noun1.panoche - fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
fudge - soft creamy candy
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