Definition of patisserie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//pəˈtiːsəri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//pəˈtiːsəri//
    (from French)
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  1. 1 [countable] a shop/store that sells cakes, etc.
  2. 2 [uncountable] (also patisseries [plural]) (formal) cakes
  3. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French pâtisserie, from medieval Latin pasticium ‘pastry’, from pasta ‘paste’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: patisserie