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pandemonium wild, tumultuous uproar; noisy chaos. [2 definitions]
pander one who procures prostitutes or acts as a go-between in sexual or romantic affairs. [3 definitions]
pandit in India, a Brahman who is learned in Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy. [2 definitions]
P and L abbreviation of "profit and loss."
Pandora in Greek mythology, the first woman, who, when she opened the lid of a box out of curiosity, let all the evils out into the world.
Pandora's box a source of unexpected problems or ills.
pandour an eighteenth-century Croatian soldier noted for extreme brutality and cruelty. [2 definitions]
pandowdy a deep-dish fruit pie with a thick crust on top, often sweetened with molasses.
pane one of the glass sections of a window or door, or the sheet of glass that fills such a section. [2 definitions]
panegyric a formal speech or piece of writing devoted to publicly praising a person or thing. [2 definitions]
panel a section, as of a door, wall, or the like, usu. flat and often set apart from the surrounding area by being raised, recessed, or decorated. [7 definitions]
panel discussion a discussion before an audience of a specified topic by a group of speakers that have been selected in advance.
paneless combined form of pane.
paneling a group or set of panels, esp. when used to cover a wall or other surface. [2 definitions]
panelist a member of a panel, esp. a panel for discussion, judging, questioning, or playing a game.
panel truck a van or pickup truck with an enclosed body, often used for carrying and delivering light or small loads.
panetela a long tapering cigar.
panettone an Italian sweet bread containing raisins, candied fruit, and nuts, usu. eaten on festive occasions.
panfish any freshwater fish small enough to be cooked whole in a frying pan, such as a sunfish.
pan-fry to fry in a skillet or frying pan with a small amount of fat.
pang a sudden, sharp pain. [2 definitions]