Papadam Definition

noun

A thin, crisp Indian bread made from lentil flour, optionally spiced or flavoured in various ways and either grilled or deep-fried, which may be eaten on its own as a snack, with chutneys as a starter, or as an accompaniment to a meal.

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Other Word Forms of Papadam

Noun

Singular:
papadam
Plural:
papadams

Origin of Papadam

  • From Tamil பப்படம் (pappaṭam). Although the word began to be attested in English in the 1860s, shortly after the establishment of the British Raj, it only came into consistent use around 1940, after which all of the forms indicated below as common have remained in use.

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