French pastry


: a rich pastry filled especially with custard or fruit

Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of French pastry was in 1847

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“French pastry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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