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[chuh-pah-tee, -pat-ee] /tʃəˈpɑ ti, -ˈpæt i/
noun, plural chapati, chapatis, chapaties. Indian Cookery.
1.
a flat pancakelike bread, usually of whole-wheat flour, baked on a griddle.
Also, chapatti.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Hindi capāti
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  • chapati is also an unleavened flatbread, but somewhat thinner than roti.
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chapati

/tʃəˈpætɪ; -ˈpʌtɪ; -ˈpɑːtɪ/
noun (pl) -ti, -tis, -ties
1.
(in Indian cookery) a flat coarse unleavened bread resembling a pancake
Word Origin
from Hindi
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