Definition of unleavened in English:

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unleavened

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈlɛv(ə)nd/

adjective

(Of bread) made without yeast or other raising agent.
Example sentences
  • For one thing, it was unleavened bread, as yeast wasn't added to dough until the Egyptians accidentally dropped a few pieces into the mixture.
  • Such items as stew, unleavened bread, and fried foods are common, whereas leavened breads and broiled foods, are not.
  • A staple of the Afghan diet is a flat, unleavened bread cooked in clay ovens.

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