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pastry

noun     /ˈpeɪ.stri/
C1 [U] a food made from a mixture of flour, fat, and water, rolled flat and wrapped round or put over or under other foods and baked: shortcrust/puff/filo/choux/flaky pastry Ann makes delicious pastry - you should try her apple pie.Pastry and pies C1 [C] a type of sweet cake made of special pastry and usually containing something such as fruit or nuts: We were offered a selection of cakes and pastries with our tea. → See also Danish pastryPastry and pies
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