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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.]
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pitta

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

pitta

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

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

n˜ Fladenbrot nt
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Spread 1 tbsp of chutney over each pitta bread and sprinkle over the bacon and Brussels sprouts.
SERVES 5 INGREDIENTS n 5 x 150g boneless skinless cod fillets n 5 tsp tikka masala spice paste n 1 cucumber n 350g 0% fat Greek-style yoghurt n 5 tsp mint sauce n 5 wholemeal pitta breads n 3 Little Gem lettuces, leaves separated METHOD the grill to medium and line the grill tray with foil.
Ing Se EGG AND HAM PITTA gredients erves 1 1 medium British Lion egg 1tbsp mayonnaise 1 wholemeal pitta bread 2 slices wafer thin ham 6 slices of cucumber Cherry tomatoes to serve Directions Place the egg in a medium pan of cold water.
Brush this over the tops of the pitta bread - bake in the oven for 5 to 6 minutes until crisp - remove from the oven and cut the bread into thin strips.
A HUMMUS and pitta bar chain is coming to Huddersfield town centre next month.
Despite the poor quality of the photos, it was clear that Vendiola's feathered guest was a pitta, a ground-dwelling family of birds characterized by their brilliant plumage.
QUICK BITES PITTA PATTER THE Food Doctor has just launched its new Stone Baked Seed & Cereal Turmeric Pitta.
PITTA PATTER THE Food Doctor has launched its new Stone Baked Seed & Cereal Turmeric Pitta.
Cut three wholemeal pitta breads into strips, drizzle with olive oil and bake in the oven at 200degC until crisp.
For those growing fatigued by contemporary art's ongoing invocations of the Anthropocene and its attendant aesthetics of detritus and scorched-earth urban sprawl, Thiago Rocha Pitta's show "The First Green" offered something of a reprieve.
TIP For a portable breakfast, split a pitta pocket and scoop in the egg.