ciabatta

EnglishEdit

 
ciabatta bread

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian ciabatta (slipper, bread). Doublet of sabot.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /tʃəˈbɑː.ta/
  • Hyphenation: cia‧bat‧ta

NounEdit

ciabatta (plural ciabattas or ciabatte)

  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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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian ciabatta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃɑbɑtːɑ/, [ˈt̪ʃɑbɑt̪ːɑ]

NounEdit

ciabatta

  1. ciabatta bread

ItalianEdit

 
ciabatte (1)
 
ciabatta (2)

EtymologyEdit

Of unknown origin shared with Spanish zapato and French sabot and savate. Possibly from Tatar чабата (çabata, overshoes), ultimately either from Ottoman Turkish چاپوت(çaput, çapıt, patchwork, tatters), from Ottoman Turkish چاپمق(çapmak, to slap on), or of Iranian origin, cognate with modern Persian چپت(čapat, a kind of traditional leather shoe).

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NounEdit

ciabatta f (plural ciabatte)

  1. slipper, thong, mule
    Synonym: pantofola
    • 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. (cooking) 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 (block of electrical sockets)
    Synonym: multipresa

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  • English: ciabatta
  • German: Ciabatta
  • Spanish: chapata