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filo Line breaks: filo
Pronunciation: /ˈfiːləʊ/
(also phyllo)

Definition of filo in English:


[mass noun]
A kind of dough that can be stretched into very thin sheets, used in layers to make both sweet and savoury pastries, especially in eastern Mediterranean cookery: [as modifier]: filo pastry
More example sentences
  • Some are made with extremely thin layers of filo pastry and have different shapes.
  • Line a tart tin with 3-4 sheets of filo pastry, well brushed with melted butter.
  • The traditional Arab dessert is baklava, which is an exquisite pastry with layers of phyllo dough covered with nuts and honey.


1950s: from modern Greek phullo 'leaf'.

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