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pita1

[pee-tuh] /ˈpi tə/
noun
1.
a fiber obtained from plants of the genera Agave, Aechmea, etc., used for cordage, mats, etc.
2.
any of these plants.
Origin of pita1
1690-1700
1690-1700; < American Spanish < Quechua pita or Aymara p’ita

pita2

[pee-tah, -tuh] /ˈpi tɑ, -tə/
noun
1.
a round, flat Middle Eastern bread that is often filled with meat, peppers, etc., to make a sandwich.
Also called pita bread.
Origin
1950-55, Americanism; < Modern Greek pētta, pitta bread, cake, pie
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pita

/ˈpiːtə/
noun
1.
any of several agave plants yielding a strong fibre See also istle
2.
a species of pineapple, Ananas magdalenae, the leaves of which yield a white fibre
3.
Also called pita fibre. the fibre obtained from any of these plants, used in making cordage and paper
Word Origin
C17: via Spanish from Quechua
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Word Origin and History for pita
n.

"thick, flat bread," 1951, from Modern Hebrew pita or Modern Greek petta "bread," perhaps from Greek peptos "cooked," or somehow connected to pizza (q.v.).

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pita in Technology


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PITA

pain in the ass
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