patisserie

noun pa·tis·se·rie \ pə-ˈti-sə-rē , pä- \
variants: or pâtisserie
Updated on: 30 Nov 2017

Definition of patisserie

1 : pastry 1b
2 : a pastry shop

Examples of patisserie in a Sentence

  1. a delicious selection of French patisserie

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Origin and Etymology of patisserie

French pâtisserie, from Middle French pastiserie, from pasticier to make pastry, from Old French *pastitz cake, from Vulgar Latin *pasticium, from Late Latin pasta dough


PATISSERIE Defined for English Language Learners

patisserie

noun

Definition of patisserie for English Language Learners

  • : a shop that sells cakes, cookies, etc. : a pastry shop

  • : the things that are sold in a patisserie


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