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

 

pitta

 noun
(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.