patisserie

[ puh-tis-uh-ree; French pah-teesuh-ree ]
/ pəˈtɪs ə ri; French pɑ tisəˈri /

noun, plural pa·tis·se·ries [puh-tis-uh-reez; French pah-teesuh-ree] /pəˈtɪs ə riz; French pɑ tisəˈri/.

a shop where pastry, especially French pastry, is made and sold.

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Origin of patisserie

1760–70; < French pâtisserie, Middle French pastiserie, equivalent to pastis-, presumed Old French *pastitz pastry (< Vulgar Latin *pastīcium; see pasticcio) + -erie -ery

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British Dictionary definitions for patisserie

patisserie
/ (pəˈtiːsərɪ) /

noun

a shop where fancy pastries are sold
such pastries

Word Origin for patisserie

C18: French, from pâtissier pastry cook, ultimately from Late Latin pasta paste 1
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