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cha·pa·ti

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.]
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Noun1.chapatti - 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
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