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 (pə-tĭs′ə-rē, pä-tēs-rē′)
A bakery specializing in French pastry.

[French pâtisserie, from Old French pastiserie, from pasticier, to make pastry, from *pastitz, pastry, from Vulgar Latin *pastīcium, from Late Latin pasta, dough; see paste1.]
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1. (Cookery) a shop where fancy pastries are sold
2. (Cookery) such pastries
[C18: French, from pâtissier pastry cook, ultimately from Late Latin pasta paste1]
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(pəˈtɪs ə ri)

1. a shop where pastry, esp. French pastry, is made and sold.
[1760–70; < French pâtisserie, Middle French pastiserie=pastis-, presumed Old French *pastitz pastry (< Vulgar Latin *pastīcium pasty, pie) + -erie -ery]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patisserie - a bakery specializing in French pastry
bakehouse, bakery, bakeshop - a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
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[pəˈtiːsəri] n
(= shop) → pâtisserie f
(= cakes and pastries) → pâtisseries fpl
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(= pastry shop)Konditorei f
(= pastries)Feingebäck nt
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It's time for patisseries and pastry chefs to get the recognition," he added.
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Au miel, secs, patisseries orientales modernes ou anciennes, et meme [beaucoup moins que] S'fendj [beaucoup plus grand que], ils font la joie des hotes en cette heureuse fete.
Eecrit par Fairouz El Mouden Deuxieme jour de greve des boulangeries et patisseries La Federation nationale des boulangeries et patisseries du Maroc (FNBPM) a-t-elle bien raisonne quand elle a decide de decreter deux jours de greve sans pain?
Easy to serve, the desserts French Macarons and French Mini Patisseries - can be defrosted in the refrigerator and are ready to eat after just one to two hours.
Confiants...rassures et tranquilles comme si de rien n'etait, c'est l'impression que l'on a pu retirer d'une tournee effectuee, ce mercredi, 25 decembre 2013, a travers un bon nombre de patisseries tunisiennes qui ont commence deja a se mettre aux couleurs des fetes de fin d'annee !
Creator of Haute Patisserie Pierre Herme Paris has designed three deserts for the carrier which are intended to give customers a taste of the world's best patisseries.
We plan to bring genuine patisseries to many more places across Britain under both brands in the years to come.
The patisserie category is not simply pastries but all desserts sold in "patisseries." One subcategory is "entremets," literally "between dishes." In traditional meals "entremets" are served after the cheese and before the fruit.
Eecrit par FM Greve des boulangeries patisseries L'appel a la greve lance par la federation nationale des boulangeries et patisseries du Maroc a accuse un faible taux de participation.