pa·​tis·​se·​rie pə-ˈti-sə-rē How to pronounce patisserie (audio)
variants or pâtisserie
: a pastry shop

Examples of patisserie in a Sentence

a delicious selection of French patisserie
Recent Examples on the Web Abu Seir is a chef who owns an eponymous patisserie that serves coffee, tea and baked goods near the New Gate (which is not new). David Faris, Newsweek, 9 July 2024 Fells Point patisserie Sacré Sucré completed its move from Fleet Street to a much larger space on Fells Street in January, and recently secured a liquor license, too, despite objections from some neighbors. Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 19 June 2024 Glass House Café is the hotel's on-site patisserie with coffee, pastries, and sweets for grab-and-go fare. Susmita Baral, Travel + Leisure, 10 June 2024 Joseph Poupon opened the patisserie in 1986 and Deadman worked there as a pastry chef before taking over the entire operation. Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 29 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for patisserie 

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of patisserie was in 1594

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Cite this Entry

“Patisserie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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