A stack of chapati bread.
chapati definition by Webster's New World
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- a thin, flat unleavened bread of India, usually of whole-wheat flour, baked in a hot, dry skillet
- pl. chapatis a piece of this
Origin: Hindi capati ; from Sanskrit carpaṭī, flat cake ; from carpaṭa, flat
Also sp. chapatti
chapati definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also cha·pat·tinoun pl. cha·pa·tis also cha·pat·tis
A flat, unleavened, disk-shaped bread of northern India, made of wheat flour, water, and salt.
Origin: Hindi capātī.