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From Armenian լավաշ (lavaš) and partly from Turkish lavaş.. Probably ultimately from some Aramaic language. See the former for more.
lavash (countable and uncountable, plural lavashes)
- 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.
a soft, thin flatbread