Lavash definition

lə-väsh
A thin leavened flatbread of Armenian origin.
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A soft, thin flatbread made with flour, water, yeast, and salt, baked in a tandoor. Toasted sesame seeds and/or poppy seeds are sometimes sprinkled on it before baking. Traditionally made in Armenia and other countries of the Caucasus and the Middle East.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lavash
Plural:
lavashes

Origin of lavash

  • Armenian from Turkish lavaş

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Armenian լավաշ (lavaš) and partly from Turkish lavaş.

    From Wiktionary