Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
1940s; Modern Greek from modern Greek phullo ‘leaf’
Synonyms
  • bread
  • cake
  • croissant
  • doughnut
  • pie
  • pastry
Antonyms
  • n/a
Definition
flaky, tissue-thin layers of pastry used in baked desserts and appetizers
Example
A) Spanikopita, a traditional Greek dish, is a spinach pie made with phyllo dough. B) I made a variety of appetizers in phyllo cups for the party.
Usage Over Time

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