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  • n. Alternative form of padelle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large cup or deep saucer, containing fatty matter in which a wick is placed, -- used for public illuminations, as at St. Peter's, in Rome. Called also padelle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large metal or earthenware cup or deep saucer containing fatty matter in which a wick is inserted: used in illuminations.


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  • Io ho optato per funghi passati in padella con un paio di pomodori, ma si puo fare anche solo un po di burro e pepe o qualche alice sott'olio.

    Embrace the Princetonness

  • We will eat pollo in padella con peperoni and pigeons prepared after the Roman fashion.

    Spotted Hemlock

  • _Pollo en padella_ are spring chickens cut up and fried with tomatoes, large sweet chillies, and white wine.

    The Gourmet's Guide to Europe

  • The dishes that defined the ’90s were frozen ready meals for busy single people, such as pasta or risotto from the untranslatable 4 salti in padella brand literally, it means “four hops in the frying pan”; the packet suggests you add “a personal touch” such as a sprig of parsley or a drizzle of olive oil.



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  • as in padelle - frying pan - 'padilla' in Spanish: based upon its bowl shape

    April 1, 2010

  • I can't even understand what Jacot de Boinod thinks this word can mean in Italian! Can anyone help me?

    April 13, 2008