Definition of pastry
1 a : paste 1a b : sweet baked goods made of dough having a high fat content
2 : a piece of pastry
Examples of pastry in a sentence
He worked on the filling while I prepared the pastry.
She had a pastry and coffee for breakfast.
Origin and Etymology of pastry
First Known Use: circa 1538
PASTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pastry for English Language Learners
: dough that is used to make pies and other baked goods
: a small, baked food made from pastry
PASTRY Defined for Kids
Definition of pastry for Students
1 : sweet baked goods (as pies) made mainly of flour and fat
2 : a piece of sweet baked goods
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