flat·​bread | \ ˈflat-ˌbred How to pronounce flatbread (audio) \

Definition of flatbread

1 : a bread (such as focaccia or naan) that has a wide surface and little thickness
2 or flatbrod \ ˈflat-​ˌbrōd How to pronounce flatbrod (audio) \ [ 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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Spread about 2 tablespoon Greek yogurt onto each warm flatbread. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Lamb Souvlaki with Cucumber Mint Salad," 3 Jan. 2018 The earliest flatbreads may date from up to 30,000 years ago, when our ancestors ground the roots of plants and possibly mixed the pulp with water and cooked it on hot rocks. Fox News, "Best bakeries in America," 25 Feb. 2016 The dinner menu at Patio on 101 is similar to its sister restaurants with entree salads, flatbreads and large plates that include steelhead trout, shrimp and grits, half chicken, New York steak and burgers. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Shuttered Encinitas eatery reborn as Patio on 101," 21 June 2018 Best for kids: Although there’s no children's menu, the kitchen will serve up kid-friendly versions of such main menu items as sliders and flatbreads. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Pairings Bistro in Bel Air delivers imaginative food and wine," 21 May 2018 Caboose: This dive bar lets patrons soak up their booze with sandwiches, flatbreads and other basic bites. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Where to eat during the Orlando Fringe Festival," 16 May 2018 At a glance, the Dyafa lunch menu has the spirit of Assil’s Fruitvale bakery Reem’s California with dishes like fattoush ($10) and flatbread wraps like shish tawook chicken kebab ($13) and the kefta burger ($13). Justin Phillips, San Francisco Chronicle, "Dyafa opens for lunch at Jack London Square," 12 Apr. 2018 Fresh, bright, and full of veggies, this flatbread is a serious upgrade to pizza night! Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Roasted Broccoli and Lemony Ricotta Flatbread," 15 Feb. 2019 Serve fish with flatbread, radishes, lime wedges, herbs and yogurt. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "The Easiest Way to Eat More Healthy Fish," 16 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of flatbread

1762, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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