phyllo

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See also: phyllo-

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Baklava made with phyllo pastry

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From Greek φύλλο (fýllo, leaf). Doublet of phyllon.

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phyllo (countable and uncountable, plural phyllos)

  1. A type of dough, originating in Mediterranean cuisine, that is used in thin layers to make pastries (such as baklava and apple strudel) and pies and becomes very flaky when cooked.
    Coordinate terms: mille-feuille, puff pastry

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