im·​paste im-ˈpāst How to pronounce impaste (audio)
impasted; impasting; impastes

transitive verb

: to make into a paste or crust

Word History


Italian impastare, from in- (from Latin) + pasta paste, from Late Latin

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of impaste was in 1576

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Cite this Entry

“Impaste.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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