noun, plural pa·tis·se·ries [puh-tis-uh-reez; French pah-teesuh-ree] /pəˈtɪs ə riz; French pɑ tisəˈri/.
Examples from the Web for patisserie
The efficiency of French civilization was summed up to her in the patisserie.
She took much time and care in selecting a piece of patisserie.
Apparently the patisserie was a popular institution, for people of all sorts and conditions flocked there like flies.
There was a patisserie crammed full of the most delicious cream-cakes.Adventures of a Despatch Rider|W. H. L. Watson
She had no clear idea of Milly's soaring ambition to transplant a French patisserie to the alien soil of Chicago.
British Dictionary definitions for patisserie
Word Origin for patisserie
Word Origin and History for patisserie
1784, from French pâtisserie "pastry shop," from pâtisser "pastry-seller, pastry-cook," from Old French pasticier (14c.), from Medieval Latin pasticium "pasty, composed of paste," from Late Latin pasta "paste, pastry cake" (see pasta).