ciabatta

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ciabatta bread

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Borrowing from Italian ciabatta ‎(slipper, bread).

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ciabatta ‎(plural ciabattas)

  1. A broad, flat, white Italian bread.
    • 2011, Caroline Bretherton, Illustrated Step-by-Step Baking, page 426
      Don't waste day-old ciabatta; slice it and bake the slices to make crostini, which will keep for days and can be used for snacks, canapés, or croutons.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian ciabatta.

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ciabatta

  1. ciabatta bread

Italian[edit]

ciabatte (slippers)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Turkish zabata, from Persian. Compare Spanish zapato, zapatilla.

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ciabatta f ‎(plural ciabatte)

  1. slipper, thong, mule
    • 1981 Gregòrio Bezerra, "I Giorni Dell Oppressione Memorie (1900-1945)"
      Uscii tutto sgraziato, senza equilibrio, perché non avevo mai messo nemmeno un paio di ciabatte.
      I left awkwardly, out of balance, because I had never even put on a pair of slippers.
  2. ciabatta (flat bread)
    • 2004 Giunti, A. V., "Voglia di Cucinare Pane, pizze, focacce e torte salate"
      Lasciate lievitare per 50-60 minuti, poi dividete l'impasto e modellatelo in più ciabatte, che porrete sul piano infarinato per 15 minuti.
      Leave to rise for 50-60 minutes, then divide the dough and mold into ciabatte, then place on floured board for 15 minutes.
  3. power strip (electrical)

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