filo

[fee-loh]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. filmset,
  2. filmsetting,
  3. filmstrip,
  4. filmy,
  5. filmy fern,
  6. filofax,
  7. filoplume,
  8. filopodium,
  9. filopressure,
  10. filoque

phyllo

or fi·lo

[fee-loh]

noun Greek and Middle Eastern Cookery.

flaky, tissue-thin layers of pastry used in baked desserts and appetizers.

Origin of phyllo

1945–50; < Modern Greek phýllo(n) literally, leaf; see phyllo-

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British Dictionary definitions for filo

filo

noun

a type of Greek flaky pastry in very thin sheets

Word Origin for filo

C20: Modern Greek phullon leaf

phyllo

noun

a variant of filo

Word Origin for phyllo

C20: from Greek: leaf

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