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patisserie

[puh-tis-uh-ree; French pah-teesuh-ree] /pəˈtɪs ə ri; French pɑ tisəˈri/
noun, plural patisseries
[puh-tis-uh-reez; French pah-teesuh-ree] /pəˈtɪs ə riz; French pɑ tisəˈri/ (Show IPA)
1.
a shop where pastry, especially French pastry, is made and sold.
Origin
1760-1770
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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British Dictionary definitions for patisseries

patisserie

/pəˈtiːsərɪ/
noun
1.
a shop where fancy pastries are sold
2.
such pastries
Word Origin
C18: French, from pâtissier pastry cook, ultimately from Late Latin pastapaste1
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Word Origin and History for patisseries

patisserie

n.

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).

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