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pan•ni•kin  (pani kin),USA pronunciation n. [Chiefly Brit.]
  1. British Termsa small pan or metal cup.
  • pan1 + -i- + -kin 1815–25

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pannikin /ˈpænɪkɪn/ n
  1. chiefly Brit a small metal cup or pan
Etymology: 19th Century: from pan1 + -kin

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