pan·na cot·ta (păn′ə kŏtə)
A chilled dessert made with cream and often milk simmered with sugar and flavorings and set with gelatin, typically served with a caramel or fruit sauce.
[Italian : panna, cream (from Old Italian, from panno, cloth (since a layer of cream covers milk like a cloth after it rises), from Latin pannus; see pan- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + cotta, cooked; see TERRA COTTA.]
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