fo·​cac·​cia fō-ˈkä-ch(ē-)ə How to pronounce focaccia (audio)
: a flat Italian bread typically seasoned with herbs and olive oil

Examples of focaccia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also worth trying are the sandwiches and focaccias. Kayleigh Ruller, Charlotte Observer, 28 June 2024 The ripples and crackle of the focaccia perhaps work better for cold sandwiches than early hot efforts like a take on a Reuben. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 22 June 2024 Centrally located, visitors can easily walk to the Wortham Performing Arts Center to catch a show; the iconic South Slope neighborhood to visit a brewery or grab a loaf of Mother’s legendary focaccia; or check out the weekly Friday night drum circle in Pritchard Park. Carrie Honaker, Travel + Leisure, 29 May 2024 My dining companion and I started with a plate of focaccia and a ricotta spread, whipped and seasoned with sea salt and pistachios, before moving on to a beet salad with crisp green apples and blue cheese yogurt. Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 6 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for focaccia 

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Word History


Italian, from Late Latin focacia (neuter plural), from Latin focus hearth

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of focaccia was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Focaccia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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