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pit·ta

 (pĭt′ə)
n.
Any of several brightly colored passerine birds of the genus Pitta that live in forests of Asia, Australia, and Africa and have a strong bill, a short tail, and long legs.

[Telugu piṭṭa, bird.]

pitta

(ˈpɪtə)
n
(Animals) any of various small brightly coloured ground-dwelling tropical birds of the genus Pitta
[C19: from Telugu]

pitta

In Ayurvedic medicine this is one of three doshas (the other two being kapha and vata) and resulting from the combination of the Bhutas fire and water by agni.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pitta - any bird of the genus Pittapitta - any bird of the genus Pitta; brilliantly colored chiefly terrestrial birds with short wings and tail and stout bills
tyrannid - a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni
Translations

pitta

[ˈpɪtə] ADJ (also pitta bread) → pan m árabe

pitta

[ˈpɪtə ˈpiːtə] pita [ˈpiːtə] (US) n (also pitta bread) → pita f

pitta (bread)

n˜ Fladenbrot nt
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