noun Greek and Middle Eastern Cookery.
Origin of phyllo
Origin of phyllo-
Examples from the Web for phyllo
Place the stack of phyllo dough sheets on a cutting board and cover it with a slightly damp towel.
Cut the phyllo in half crosswise to make two (7 × 8½-inch) rectangles.
Place one sheet of phyllo on the board, brush it with butter, and sprinkle it with ¾ teaspoon of bread crumbs.
The phyllo cooks until golden, crisp, and flaky, and the cheesy spinach filling is addictive, to say the least.
Word Origin for phyllo
before a vowel phyll-
Word Origin for phyllo-
before vowels phyll-, word-forming element meaning "leaf," from Greek phyllo-, comb. form of phyllon "leaf" (see folio).