A word describing baked goods (breads, cakes, etc.) that contain no leavener, such as baking powder, baking soda or yeast. Among the most popular unleavened breads are lahvosh. See also bread.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.