Definition of pastilla in English:

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pastilla

Pronunciation: /paˈstilə/

noun

A type of Moroccan meat pie, typically filled with spiced pigeon meat and apricots and having a sugared crust.
Example sentences
  • One of the girls at our table is having a completely different dish than the pastilla.
  • I had my first pastilla on our first evening.
  • The food, though inexpensive, is delicious: aromatic tagines, spicy merguez, sweet pastilla.

Origin

Spanish, or Moroccan Arabic beṣṭila, from Spanish pastel 'pie'.

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Syllabification: pas·til·la

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