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 flatbread (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

Examples of flatbread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The space that had been home to Basey’s Downtown Grill softly opened in April with a limited menu that includes a juicy $7 quarter-pound cheeseburger, as well as nachos, tacos and flatbread. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 2 May 2022 Union Kitchen, 43 LaSalle Road in West Hartford, has brunch specials — ham and eggs and salmon flatbread — on April 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner specials include crab cake and rack of lamb. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 28 Mar. 2022 The combination platter is an ideal way to sample Ethiopian stews, vegetables and flatbread, 1465 S. State St., Suite 7, Salt Lake City; 801-975-1111, mahiderethiopian.com. Stefene Russell, The Salt Lake Tribune, 13 Feb. 2022 Afghan families lined up for lunch around noon at one of four dining halls — some days lamb or chicken, rice, vegetables and flatbread — under a canopy of military netting to create shade from a blazing sun. Lauren Villagran, USA TODAY, 11 Sep. 2021 In 2014 western Asia flatbread lavash was added as Armenian. Susan H. Gordon, Forbes, 2 May 2022 Also on the menu: chapati, the flatbread, and African doughnuts for dessert, as well as smoothies, juice, teas and sodas. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 Apr. 2022 The labor-intensive flatbread is the perfect buttery accompaniment to all manner of curries and sauces. Gwendolyn Wu, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 Mar. 2022 The first course included a warm whole wheat cilantro flatbread for two, served with a bowl of muhamarra, a creamy and flavor-packed Lebanese roasted red pepper dip topped with toasted walnuts and tangy pomegranate molasses. San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of flatbread

1762, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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18 May 2022

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“Flatbread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flatbread. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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