Definitions

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

  • noun Light, flaky bread crumbs, used especially to create a crispy coating on fried foods.

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  • noun Coarse, dry breadcrumbs used in Japanese cuisine

Etymologies

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

[Japanese : pan, bread (from Portuguese pão, from Latin pānis; see pā- in Indo-European roots) + ko, powder, flour.]

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From Japanese パン粉

Examples

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  • Panko, a portmanteau of pan (Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish for bread) and ko (short for coating)

    January 1, 2021

  • "ko" is not "short for coating"

    January 4, 2021

  • Koating? :->

    January 6, 2021