from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A coarse grade of Mexican sugar.
- n. Variants of penuche.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
American Spanish, probably from Spanish panoja, panocha, ear of grain, panicle, from Latin pānicula; see panicle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)