piecrust


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piecrust

(ˈpaɪkrʌst)
n
1. (Cookery) the cooked pastry crust of a pie
2. (Cookery) US shortcrust pastry

pie•crust

(ˈpaɪˌkrʌst)

n.
the crust or shell of a pie.
[1575–85]
Translations

piecrust

[ˈpaɪkrʌst]
A. N (= base) → fondo m de masa; (= top) → tapa f de masa
B. CPD piecrust pastry N (US) → pasta f quebradiza

piecrust

[ˈpaɪˌkrʌst] ncrosta di torta
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