from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thin leavened flatbread of Armenian origin.
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- n. A soft, thin flatbread made with flour, water, yeast, and salt, baked in a tandoor. Toasted sesame seeds and/or poppy seeds are sometimes sprinkled on it before baking. Traditionally made in Armenia and other countries of the Caucasus and the Middle East.
Armenian, from Turkish lavaş.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Armenian լավաշ (lavaš) and partly from Turkish lavaş. (Wiktionary)