Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
1940s; Modern Greek from modern Greek phullo ‘leaf’
  • bread
  • cake
  • croissant
  • doughnut
  • pie
  • pastry
  • unavailable
flaky, tissue-thin layers of pastry used in baked desserts and appetizers
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.
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