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pastry

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noun pas·try \ˈpās-trē\

Simple Definition of pastry

  • : dough that is used to make pies and other baked goods

  • : a small, baked food made from pastry

Full Definition of pastry

plural pastries

  1. 1 a :  paste 1a b :  sweet baked goods made of dough having a high fat content

  2. 2 :  a piece of pastry

Examples of pastry

  1. He worked on the filling while I prepared the pastry.

  2. She had a pastry and coffee for breakfast.



Origin of pastry

1paste


First Known Use: circa 1538


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