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Definition of pastry noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. pastries)
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  1. 1[uncountable] a mixture of flour, fat, and water or milk that is rolled out flat and baked as a base or covering for pies, etc. see also filo pastry, puff pastry
  2. 2[countable] a small cake made using pastry see also Danish
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pastry