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[ flat-bred ]
/ ˈflætˌbrɛd /


Also flat·brod [flat-brohd] /ˈflæt broʊd/. a thin, waferlike bread, usually rye, baked especially in Scandinavian countries.
Also flat bread. any of various often unleavened breads baked in round, flat loaves or cakes, as those eaten in India, the Middle East, and Italy.

Nearby words

flat-water, flat-woven, flatbed, flatbed scanner, flatboat, flatbread, flatcar, flatette, flatfish, flatfoot, flatfooted

Origin of flatbread

1875–80; perhaps orig. translation of Norwegian flatbröd Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for flatbread

  • He laid down three different types of lamb kabob, two plates of kibbeh, flatbread, and salads.

    The Fourth War: My Lunch with a Jihadi|Elliot Ackerman|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for flatbread


/ (ˈflætˌbrɛd) /


a type of thin unleavened bread
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