unleavened

adjective un·leav·ened \ ˌən-ˈle-vənd \
|Updated on: 28 May 2018

Definition of unleavened

: made without leaven : (such as yeast or baking powder) : not leavened
  • unleavened bread
  • Literally "little cakes," tortillas are flat, unleavened rounds that can be made from either corn or wheat flour.
  • Gourmet Magazine
  • … a sober, serious chronicle unleavened by much imagination … or writerly flair …
  • —John Rockwell

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1530

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