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English definition of “pastry”

pastry

noun [C/U]    /ˈpeɪ·stri/
a mixture of flour, fat, and water which is used as a base or covering for other foods and baked: [U] pie pastry A pastry is also a sweet, baked food made of a mixture of flour, fat, and water and often filled with fruit or cream: [C] We were offered a selection of pastries for dessert.
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