phyllo

noun phyl·lo \ ˈfē-(ˌ)lō , ˈfī- \
variants: or less commonly or fillo
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of phyllo

: extremely thin dough that is layered to produce a flaky pastry

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Origin and Etymology of phyllo

Modern Greek, sheet of pastry dough, literally, leaf, from Greek phyllon


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  • : very thin dough that is used in pastries


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