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focaccia

[foh-kah-chuh] /foʊˈkɑ tʃə/
noun, plural focaccias.
1.
a large, round, flat Italian bread, sprinkled before baking with olive oil, salt, and often herbs.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; < Italian < Late Latin focacia (neuter plural), derivative of Latin focus hearth, perhaps with -āceus -aceous
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Examples from the web for focaccia
  • Grab a loaf of their ciabatta or focaccia, and you'll have a filling meal on your hands.
  • The restaurant is known for making some of the best focaccia bread and focaccia sandwiches in the area.
  • The best is focaccia, crusty yet soft with the faintest whiff of olive oil.
  • focaccia doughs are similar in style and texture to pizza doughs.
British Dictionary definitions for focaccia

focaccia

/fəˈkætʃə/
noun
1.
a flat Italian bread made with olive oil and yeast
Word Origin
from Italian
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