Definition of pastilla in English:

pastilla

Line breaks: pas|tilla
Pronunciation: /paˈstiːjə
 
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noun

  • A type of Moroccan meat pie, typically filled with spiced pigeon meat and apricots and having a sugared crust.
    More 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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