Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a pan.

Etymologies

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pan +‎ -like

Examples

  • It may happen on the occasion of some big festivity that he still finds himself short of plates and platters, so he utilizes his low panlike weaving baskets by lining them with banana or other leaves and putting them on the table loaded with rice.

    The Manóbos of Mindanáo Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume XXIII, First Memoir

  • "That panlike group of stars is known as Andromeda," added Julie, not to be outdone by her chums.

    Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks

  • The fully refined preparation, its name changed to Pan-Cake, for its panlike container and its cakelike form, was perhaps Max Factor's greatest invention; not only did it make Technicolor visually palatable but women on the set kept stealing it off the shelves for personal use.

    The Common Room

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