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  • noun Plural form of pitta.

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Examples

  • They tasted of tomatoes and soapy coriander seeds, and we ate them with warmed pittas to mop up the oily juices.

    Rachel Cooke: my favourite foods

  • In Kuala Lumpur, pittas are famous for smashing into windows during migration.

    A post about birds

  • Whiskered pittas usually are found above 1,000 m in the Sierra Madre and Central Cordillera among oaks, 5-12 m high, with a fern and rhododendron understory.

    Luzon montane rain forests

  • In Kuala Lumpur, pittas are famous for smashing into windows during migration.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • For years now I've used the wholemeal mini pittas and find that the simpler the flavours sauce, cheese, lamb or chicken, nothing GREEN the better received.

    At My Table

  • His tally included twelve pigeons, four falcons, nine honeyeaters, thirteen flycatchers, ten parrots or parrotlike species, a wood-swallow, three species of shrike, two pittas, five sunbirds, and eleven species from the kingfisher family.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • His tally included twelve pigeons, four falcons, nine honeyeaters, thirteen flycatchers, ten parrots or parrotlike species, a wood-swallow, three species of shrike, two pittas, five sunbirds, and eleven species from the kingfisher family.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • This, however, the officers objected to, for they knew by experience what would happen; the pittas had not accompanied them on their march for nothing.

    Little Folks (October 1884) A Magazine for the Young

  • "De pittas, missie; de ant-thrushes, you call them," said the black woman, gleefully.

    Little Folks (October 1884) A Magazine for the Young

  • The ants gorged with their prey could not escape: down pounced the pittas, and they certainly made the most of their opportunity.

    Little Folks (October 1884) A Magazine for the Young

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