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English definition of “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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