panocha


panocha

noun

  1. Also penuche. a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico.
  2. penuche(def 1).
  3. Slang: Vulgar. (especially among Mexican Americans) the vulva.

noun

  1. a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico
  2. (in the US) a sweet made from brown sugar and milk, often with chopped nuts

n.also panoche, 1847, from American Spanish panocha “brown sugar,” perhaps ultimately from Latin panucula “tuft,” diminutive of panus “tuft, swelling; ear of millet” (see panic (n.2)).

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