an Italian sweet yeast bread containing raisins, candied fruits, etc.
Origin of panettoneItalian ; from panetto, diminutive of pane, bread ; from Classical Latin panis: see food
nounpl. pan·et·to·nes or pan·et·to·ni
A festive Italian yeast cake flavored with candied fruit peels and raisins.
Origin of panettoneItalian, augmentative of panetto, a small loaf, diminutive of pane, bread, from Latin p&amacron;nis; see panada.