flat·bread | \ ˈflat-ˌbred \

Definition of flatbread 

1 : a bread (such as focaccia or naan) that has a wide surface and little thickness

2 or flatbrod \ˈflat-ˌbrōd \ [ flatbread translation of Norwegian flatbrød; flatbrod modification of Norwegian flatbrød, from flat (from Old Norse flatr) + brød bread, from Old Norse brauth ] : a thin, dry wafer made of rye flour dough and used especially among Scandinavian peoples

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Then assemble the flatbread with the vegetables and dollops of ricotta and return it to the grill to finish cooking. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: A large round of pizza dough is grilled with veggies and ricotta, then drizzled with honey," 9 July 2018 Wilson, who previously worked for Bartolotta Restaurants at Bacchus, is planning dishes such as crisp flatbread with roasted peaches, ricotta and 'nduja, the spicy salami-like spread, as an appetizer. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brandywine restaurant opens for dinner July 5 in Cedarburg," 22 June 2018 RusTeak Restaurant and Wine Bar (2625 Edgewater Drive in Orlando): RusTeak combines unexpected flavors and ingredients together on their flatbreads, burgers, sandwiches, and other entrees. Michael Candelaria, OrlandoSentinel.com, "College Park Neighborhood Guide," 21 June 2018 California Pizza Kitchen Mention the Tax Day promotion on April 17 and get a free flatbread with a $15 purchase. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Tax Day deals: Free food, cheap drinks, restaurant discounts in Phoenix, April 15-17," 13 Apr. 2018 Toast a little za'atar in olive oil before spreading on some chewy flatbread. Andy Baraghani, Bon Appetit, "My Guide to Modern Middle Eastern Cooking," 5 Feb. 2018 Layer the ricotta mixture, spinach, mozzarella and bacon on the flatbread. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Breakfast flatbread recipe from Somewhere Louisville will make you want to brunch so hard," 30 Jan. 2018 Try free appetizers like seasonal flatbread, manchego croquettes, Moroccan lamb meatballs, ahi tuna tartare, chimichurri cured king salmon and more. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Try food and wine from a visiting New Orleans restaurant, plus check out a Pilsen bar giving back to immigrant community groups," 28 June 2018 Serve with a salad and flatbread, rice or potatoes. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "This Summery Coconut-Spice Halibut Is Great Steamed or Grilled," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of flatbread

1762, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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