bha·​tu·​ra | \ bä-ˈtu̇r-ə How to pronounce bhatura (audio) \
plural bhaturas

Definition of bhatura

: a puffy, leavened, deep-fried Indian bread … rich, warming sauces and curries, naan and bhatura.Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 26 Nov. 2004 … curry served in a platter with compartments that also hold a light yogurt and two bhaturas — Ashok Chandwani, The Gazette (Montreal), 22 Sept. 2000

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First Known Use of bhatura

1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bhatura

borrowed from Hindi bhaṭūrā

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“Bhatura.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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