There are 2 definitions of pitta in English:

pitta1

Syllabification: pit·ta
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈpitə/

noun

  • A small ground-dwelling thrushlike bird with brightly colored plumage and a very short tail, found in the Old World tropics.
    • Family Pittidae and genus Pitta: many species
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    • Even though pittas are often very brightly colored, the color is usually located either on their undersides or on areas that can be covered when the wings are folded.
    • Asities' closest relatives are actually pittas and broadbills (Eurylaimidae).
    • Pittas and broadbills are found primarily in southern and southeastern Asia, but a small number of species from both groups are found in Africa, and two species of pittas have reached Australia from the north.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Telugu piṭṭa '(young) bird'.

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There are 2 definitions of pitta in English:

pitta2

Syllabification: pit·ta
Pronunciation: /ˈpitə
 
/

noun

  • variant spelling of pita.
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    • I like real food; pitta bread not garlic pitta bread.
    • One of the main Arab dishes is called hummus, which is ground chickpeas and garlic with spices served with flat pita bread.
    • We had the wine, the sparkling water, the started salad, the starter garlic pita bread and then pizzas all round.

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