Definition of pan dulce in US English:

pan dulce

noun

  • Originally and chiefly in Mexico, or among Hispanic Americans: (a piece or portion of) any of various sugared breads or buns; such breads or buns collectively.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Forest and Stream: a weekly journal of the rod and gun. From Spanish pan dulce from pan bread + Spanish dulce sweet.

Pronunciation

pan dulce

/ˌpan ˈdʊlseɪ/