patisserie

[ puh-tis-uh-ree; French pah-teesuh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF patisserie
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She took much time and care in selecting a piece of patisserie.

The efficiency of French civilization was summed up to her in the patisserie.

The wind began to swell; and Rosanette, having declared that she felt hungry, they entered the "Patisserie Anglaise."

Apparently the patisserie was a popular institution, for people of all sorts and conditions flocked there like flies.

She had no clear idea of Milly's soaring ambition to transplant a French patisserie to the alien soil of Chicago.

There was a patisserie crammed full of the most delicious cream-cakes.

WORD ORIGIN

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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