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Examples from the Web for pita
Sure, some falafel places in Israel stuff a couple of french fries into the pita.Is That It? Burger King’s French Fry Burger Is Just Carb Overkill.|Daniel Gross|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You don't technically need all the gadgets to do this, but without them, the PITA factor gets kind of high.
To complete the Greek theme, the burgers are served on pita bread instead of buns.
When ready to serve, heat the pita and place it on a large platter.Roast Chicken, Eggplant Pancakes, Cranberry-Walnut Tart|The Daily Beast|December 23, 2008|DAILY BEAST
"Pita ya maji tayiari," said Sanguiki coming from the new-made water trail.The Leopard Woman|Stewart Edward White
The sides were formed of bamboos, closely picketed, and laced together by fibres of the pita.The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
She brought also several other articles—a lasso, some cords of the pita, and a couple of knives.The Boy Hunters|Captain Mayne Reid
The Zoques make from the ixtle and pita thread and superior hammocks, in which they have quite a trade.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Somewheres along of three bells we saw them getting a boat out by Pita's house, and lo and behold!Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas|Lloyd Osbourne
British Dictionary definitions for pita
Word Origin for pita
Word Origin and History for pita
"thick, flat bread," 1951, from Modern Hebrew pita or Modern Greek petta "bread," perhaps from Greek peptos "cooked," or somehow connected to pizza (q.v.).