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


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