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