Focaccia meaning

fə-kä'chə, fō-
A flat Italian bread traditionally flavored with olive oil and salt and often topped with herbs, onions, or other items.
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A round, flat Italian yeast bread with a crisp crust, containing olive oil, herbs, etc.
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(uncountable) A flat bread similar in style, composition, and texture to modern pizza doughs and topped with herbs, cheese and other products. Focaccia typically consists of high-gluten flour, oil, water, sugar, salt and yeast.
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(countable) A sandwich made with this type of bread.
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Origin of focaccia

  • Italian hearth-cake from Vulgar Latin focācia from Late Latin feminine of focācius of the hearth from Latin focus hearth
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Diminutive form of Italian fuoco (“fire”), from Latin focus (“fireplace”).
    From Wiktionary