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pitta bread or pitta (ˈpɪtə Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

  1. a flat rounded slightly leavened bread, originally from the Middle East, with a hollow inside like a pocket, which can be filled with food Also called: Arab bread, Greek bread

Word Origin

from Modern Greek: a cake

Example Sentences Including 'pitta bread'

2. Wholemeal pitta bread or large wholemeal roll with salad and 50g cold lean meat, medium banana.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
B. B. sat down and ripped the pile of pitta bread in half like a phone book.
Robert Wilson INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Haydar unwrapped cold kebabs, pitta bread , and a peppery sausage, together with apricots and persimmons.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life
He says a pub meal of scampi and chips is less fattening than my favourite doner kebab and salad with pitta bread.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
It was chilli hot corned beef stew with rice and pitta bread.
Robert Wilson INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Sprinkle top with chopped parsley for colour contrast and serve with warm soft wholewheat baps or pitta bread.
Elliot, Rose Cooking with Beans and Pulses

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