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pit·ta1 / ˈpitə/ • n. variant spelling of pita.pit·ta2 • n. a small ground-dwelling thrushlike bird with brightly colored plumage and a very short tail, found in the Old World tropics. • Family Pittidae and genus Pitta: many species.


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Pitta (pittas) See PITTIDAE.


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pitta (pita) Middle‐Eastern; unleavened flat bread, baked as an oval or circle, which can be opened up as an envelope.