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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Towsontown is just one of many festivals that have been reaching out to Flat Chance and asking it to sell its signature flatbread sandwiches, Morris said. Libby Solomon, baltimoresun.com, "Fresh food and fresh ideas at this year's Towsontown Spring Festival," 2 May 2018 The task of having to ask for it was made up for by the cornucopia of baked goods: two rolls, four enormous flatbreads, and four fat slices of sourdough on an outsize tray. Fox, Town & Country, "A Table for Mr. Fox," 21 Nov. 2012 More stories: Bar Louie, founded in downtown Chicago in 1990, is an American-fare eatery offering appetizers, flatbreads, salads, burgers, sandwiches and full course entrees. Steven Pepple, Detroit Free Press, "Bar Louie to open in former Blackfinn pub in downtown Royal Oak," 9 July 2018 The current menu includes coffee and tea, wine and beer, and an all-day food menu of bagels, croissants, sandwiches, salads, flatbreads and cheese boards. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Slowpokes coffee bar expanding to Kirby Grove," 18 June 2018 Serve with warm flatbread or atop a pile of salad greens. Bonnie S. Benwick, charlotteobserver, "Tahini and chicken salad is the perfect pairing," 12 June 2018 Other than the lack of creativity on the menu, my biggest beef is with the pizza and flatbread. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Restaurant Review: Detroit's Empire Kitchen & Cocktails has no clothes," 12 July 2018 The Rail will cook up a one-of-a-kind brunch menu that includes eggs Benedict, breakfast flatbreads and waffle sandwiches. Carolina Gusman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "117 ways to celebrate mom: Your San Diego guide to Mother's Day brunches, lunches and dinners," 7 May 2018 Try it as a base on flatbread or pizza, or spread it on canapes topped with sliced olives, Manchego cheese, or Spanish chorizo. Eric Velasco, AL.com, "The best kitchen tools and how to use them," 27 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of flatbread

1762, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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