Definition of pitta noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English) (North American English pita) noun
BrE BrE//ˈpiːtə//
, also BrE//ˈpɪtə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːtə//
(also pitta bread, pita bread) [uncountable, countable] Carbohydrates
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a type of flat bread in the shape of an oval that can be split open and filled See related entries: Carbohydrates Word Originmodern Greek, literally ‘cake or pie’; compare with Turkish pide, in a similar sense.