- a thin, flat unleavened bread of India, usually of whole-wheat flour, baked in a hot, dry skillet
- a piece of this
Origin of chapatiHindi capati ; from Sanskrit carpa??, flat cake ; from carpa?a, flat
Also sp. cha·pat′ti
nounpl. cha·pa·tis also cha·pat·tis
A flat, unleavened, disk-shaped bread of northern India, made of wheat flour, water, and salt.
Origin of chapatiHindi capātī.