flatbread

noun flat·bread \ ˈflat-ˌbred \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of flatbread

1 : a bread (such as focaccia or naan) that has a wide surface and little thickness
2 or flatbrod play \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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First Known Use of flatbread

1762


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