Meaning of pastry

pas•try

Pronunciation: (pā'strē), [key]
— pl. -tries.
  1. a sweet baked food made of dough, esp. the shortened paste used for pie crust and the like.
  2. any item of food of which such dough forms an essential part, as a pie, tart, or napoleon.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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