Pita
Pita Pi"ta, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) (a) A fiber obtained from the {Agave Americana} and other related species, -- used for making cordage and paper. Called also {pita fiber}, and {pita thread}. (b) The plant which yields the fiber. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • Pita — (also called and less commonly known as pitta or pide (Turkish), pitka (Bulgarian) and pronounced pitta in Greek [ [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=pita searchmode=none Online Etymology Dictionary] ] ) is an often round, brown, wheat… …   Wikipedia

  • pită — PÍTĂ, pite, s.f. (reg.) 1. Pâine. ♢ Compus: pita vacii = ciupercă comestibilă, cu pălăria roşcată cenuşie, cu carne albă, care devine albastră în contact cu aerul (Boletus bovinus). 2. fig. Hrană necesară pentru trai; mijloace de existenţă; p.… …   Dicționar Român

  • pita — [ pita ] n. m. • v. 1970 au Québec; grec pitta « fouace » ♦ Petit pain sans levain, rond et creux, dont on garnit l intérieur de viande, de légumes. Appos. « Elle croque dans le pain pita de la barquette » (R. Ducharme). ● pita nom masculin (mot… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pita — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La palabra Pita puede referirse a: Las plantas del género Agave, de la familia de las Agavaceae. Cordel que se confecciona con plantas del género Agave, de la familia de las Agavaceae. El Parque Científico… …   Wikipedia Español

  • pita — pita1 [pēt′ə] n. [AmSp < Taino, thread from agave fibers] 1. any of various agave plants yielding a fiber used in paper, etc. 2. the fiber pita2 [pēt′ə] n. [ModHeb pita (< SE Judezmo) or ModGr pitta (see PIZZA)] …   English World dictionary

  • pita — thick, flat bread, 1951, from Modern Heb. pita or Modern Gk. petta bread, perhaps from Gk. peptos cooked, or somehow connected to PIZZA (Cf. pizza) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pita — pità dkt. Pità su kalakutienos įdaru …   Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

  • Pita — Pita, s. Agavefaser …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pita — Pita, die Agavefaser (s. Agave) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • piţa — piţá, piţ, vb. I (reg.; despre carne) a frige. Trimis de blaurb, 26.09.2006. Sursa: DAR …   Dicționar Român

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