phyllo

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phyllo-

(word root) leaf
Examples of words with the root phyllo-: phyllopod
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phyl·lo

also fi·lo  (fē′lō, fī′-)
n.
A pastry dough layered in very thin sheets that become flaky when baked, used especially in Greek and Middle Eastern dishes.

[Modern Greek phullon, from Greek, leaf; see phyllo-.]
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phyllo

(ˈfɪləʊ)
n
(Cookery) a variant of filo
[C20: from Greek: leaf]
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phyl•lo

(ˈfi loʊ)

n.
flaky, tissue-thin layers of pastry used in baked desserts and appetizers.
[1945–50; < Modern Greek phýllo(n) literally, leaf; see phyllo-]

phyllo-

a combining form meaning “leaf”: phyllotaxy.
[< Greek, comb. form of phýllon]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phyllo - tissue thin sheets of pastry used especially in Greek dishes
pate feuillete, puff paste - dough used for very light flaky rich pastries
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RICK STEIN: FROM VENICE TO ISTANBUL BBC2, 9.30pm The chef's gastronomic road trip brings him to northern Greece where he enjoys traditional dishes including veal stiffado and kotopita - which Rick declares to be the best chicken pie he has ever tasted.