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[flat-bred] /ˈflætˌbrɛd/
Also, flatbrod
[flat-brohd] /ˈflæt broʊd/ (Show IPA)
. a thin, waferlike bread, usually rye, baked especially in Scandinavian countries.
Also, flat bread. any of various often unleavened breads baked in round, flat loaves or cakes, as those eaten in India, the Middle East, and Italy.
Origin of flatbread
1875-80; perhaps orig. translation of Norwegian flatbröd Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for flatbread
  • It is rolling out a new range of salad bowls and reintroducing its popular flatbread sandwiches.
  • We dipped pieces of flatbread into shared stone pots, pausing only to pour in extra broth brought by a waiter.
  • He tears his flatbread in two and shoves a piece into my hands with a smile.
  • Locals clean their messy fingers on the fresh-baked flatbread served alongside, but it is almost a pity.
  • Unique salads and sandwiches made with home-baked flatbread.
  • Hot flatbread and a generous plate of raw vegetables and feta cheese accompany all selections.
  • The spicy hummus comes with grilled-pepper flatbread and tomato-mint relish.
  • Vegetable-rich toppings are at home atop lavash, a flatbread.
  • Chapati is also an unleavened flatbread, but somewhat thinner than roti.
  • The restaurant also features flatbread and wood-fired pizzas.
British Dictionary definitions for flatbread


a type of thin unleavened bread
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