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lavash

[ luh-vahsh, -vash ]
/ ləˈvɑʃ, -ˈvæʃ /
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noun

a large, unleavened flatbread from Armenia.

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Origin of lavash

First recorded in 1660–70; from Middle Armenian lawaš, Ottoman Turkish lavāš, from Persian lavāš; further origin uncertain
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Example sentences from the Web for lavash

  • Having eaten the rice, each one ate a lavash too and all were perfectly satisfied, but there yet remained some rice and lavashees.

  • In front of each child lay a fresh lavash (roll), on which Zenobi had thoughtfully piled up a large amount of rice.

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