ciabatta

[ chuh-bah-tuh; Italian chah-baht-tah ]
/ tʃəˈbɑ tə; Italian tʃɑˈbɑt tɑ /

noun

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

ciabatta
/ (tʃəˈbætə) /

noun

a type of open-textured bread made with olive oil

Word Origin for ciabatta

C20: from Italian, literally: slipper
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