[ chuh-bah-tuh; Italian chah-baht-tah ]
/ tʃəˈbɑ tə; Italian tʃɑˈbɑt tɑ /
a slightly flattened Italian yeast bread made with olive oil and having large air pockets within.
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Origin of ciabatta
1985-90; <Italian: literally, slipper
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British Dictionary definitions for ciabatta
/ (tʃəˈbætə) /
a type of open-textured bread made with olive oil
Word Origin for ciabatta
C20: from Italian, literally: slipper
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