Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A saffron-flavored Spanish dish made with varying combinations of rice, vegetables, meat, chicken, and seafood.

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  • noun A savory Valencian dish made of rice, cooked on a frying pan with vegetables and meat or shellfish.

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  • noun saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Catalan, frying pan, paella, from Old French paelle, frying pan, pot, from Latin patella, diminutive of patina, pan; see paten.]

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Borrowing from Catalan paella ("pot; pan").

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