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pastry

noun pas·try \ˈpās-trē\

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

: a small, baked food made from pastry

plural pastries

Full Definition of PASTRY

1
a :  paste 1a
b :  sweet baked goods made of dough having a high fat content
2
:  a piece of pastry
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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

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel
PASTRY Defined for Kids

pastry

noun past·ry \ˈpā-strē\
plural past·ries

Definition of PASTRY for Kids

1
:  sweet baked goods (as pies) made mainly of flour and fat
2
:  a piece of sweet baked goods

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