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also cha·pat·ti (chə-pä′tē)
n. pl. cha·pa·tis
A flat, unleavened, disk-shaped bread of northern India, made of wheat flour, water, and salt. Also called roti.

[Hindi capātī, from capānā, to press down, flatten, causative of capnā, to be pressed or flattened; akin to Prakrit cappaï, he presses; perhaps akin to Sanskrit carpaṭaḥ, flat of the hand, thin biscuit of flour (ultimately of non-Indo-Aryan origin) or to Tamil cappaṭṭai, anything flat, flatness.]


(tʃəˈpætɪ; -ˈpʌtɪ; -ˈpɑːtɪ) or


n, pl -ti, -tis or -ties
(Cookery) (in Indian cookery) a flat coarse unleavened bread resembling a pancake
[from Hindi]


or cha•pat•ti

(tʃəˈpɑ ti, -ˈpæt i)

n., pl. -ti, -tis, -ties.
a flat pancakelike bread of India, usu. of whole-wheat flour, baked on a griddle.
[1855–60; < Hindi capāti]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chapati - flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle
flatbread - any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947


chapatti [tʃəˈpætɪ, tʃəˈpɑːtɪ] N (chapat(t)i or chapat(t)is or chapat(t)ies (pl)) → chapatti m (en la cocina india, pan de forma achatada, sin levadura)
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