phyllo

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

phyl·lo

noun \ˈfē-(ˌ)lō, ˈfī-\

: very thin dough that is used in pastries

Full Definition of PHYLLO

:  extremely thin dough that is layered to produce a flaky pastry

Variants of PHYLLO

phyl·lo also filo or fil·lo \ˈfē-(ˌ)lō, ˈfī-\

Origin of PHYLLO

Modern Greek, sheet of pastry dough, literally, leaf, from Greek phyllon
First Known Use: 1950

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: phyllobranchia
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Phyllium
All Words Near: phyllo

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up phyllo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More