pastel

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English[edit]

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Pastel crayons

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French pastel, from Italian pastello (pastel), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

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Noun[edit]

pastel (countable and uncountable, plural pastels)

  1. Any of several subdued tints of colors, usually associated with pink, peach, yellow, green, blue and lavender
  2. A drawing made with any of those colors.
  3. A type of dried paste used to make crayons.
  4. A crayon made from such a paste.
  5. Woad.
    Wool was dyed in the pastel vat.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pastel.

Noun[edit]

pastel (plural pasteles)

  1. A traditional dish in various Latin American countries, resembling a tamale, pasty, or calzone.

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pastel m (plural pasteles)

  1. cake (a sweet dessert)

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pastel, Italian pastello (pastel), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pastɛl/, [pʰaˈsd̥ɛlˀ]

Noun[edit]

pastel c (singular definite pastellen, plural indefinite pasteller)

  1. pastel

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian pastello (pastel), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pas.tɛl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pastel m (plural pastels)

  1. (botany) woad
  2. (art) pastel

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpas.tɛl]
  • Hyphenation: pas‧tèl

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Portuguese pastel (a type of pastry), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

Noun[edit]

pastèl (plural, first-person possessive pastelku, second-person possessive pastelmu, third-person possessive pastelnya)

  1. (cooking) a type of fried curry puff, similar to empanada.

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Dutch pastel (pastel), from French pastel (pastel), from Italian pastello (pastel), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

Noun[edit]

pastèl (plural, first-person possessive pastelku, second-person possessive pastelmu, third-person possessive pastelnya)

  1. (art) pastel,
    1. type of dried paste.
    2. drawing made with these paste.
    3. any of several subdued tints of colors.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian pastello.

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Noun[edit]

pastel m (plural pastéis)

  1. crayon
  2. a fried pastry made of wheat flour, filled with cheese, meat or other fillings; comparable to German Teigtaschen.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: pastel

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pastel. Cognate with English pastel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pastel m (plural pasteles)

  1. cake
  2. pastry
  3. pie
  4. (art) pastel

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Derived terms[edit]

(diminutive pastelillo or pastelito)

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