Danish pastry

noun

Definition of Danish pastry

: a pastry made of a rich raised dough

First Known Use of danish pastry

1919

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DANISH PASTRY Defined for English Language Learners

Danish pastry

Definition of Danish pastry for English Language Learners

  • : a sweet pastry that often has fruit, icing, etc., on top


DANISH PASTRY Defined for Kids

Danish pastry

noun

Definition of Danish pastry for Students

: a pastry made of rich raised dough

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