Meaning of phyllo


Pronunciation: (fē'lō), [key]
— n. Greek and Middle Eastern Cookery.
  1. flaky, tissue-thin layers of pastry used in baked desserts and appetizers.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “leaf,” used in the formation of compound words: phyllopod.
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