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chapatti Line breaks: cha|patti
Pronunciation: /tʃəˈpɑːti/
(also chapati)

Definition of chapatti in English:

noun (plural chapattis)

(In Indian cookery) a thin pancake of unleavened wholemeal bread cooked on a griddle.
Example sentences
  • Tea and wheat products such as chapattis or pitta bread adversely affect iron absorption
  • I make the chapattis whenever I come home at lunchtime.
  • We also had Indian food including mangoes, chapattis and poppadoms.


From Hindi capātī, from capānā 'flatten, roll out'.

Words that rhyme with chapatti

Amati, arty, Astarte, castrati, clarty, coati, ex parte, Frascati, glitterati, Gujarati, hearty, illuminati, karate, Kiribati, lathi, literati, Marathi, obbligati (US obligati), party, tarty
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