[ puh-tis-uh-ree; French pah-teesuh-ree ]
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noun,plural pa·tis·se·ries [puh-tis-uh-reez; French pah-teesuh-ree]. /pəˈtɪs ə riz; French pɑ tisəˈri/.
  1. a shop where pastry, especially French pastry, is made and sold.

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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How to use patisserie in a sentence

  • It was the morning interval when students eat patisserie out of folded papers.

British Dictionary definitions for patisserie


/ (pəˈtiːsərɪ) /

  1. a shop where fancy pastries are sold

  2. such pastries

Origin of patisserie

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

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