Danish pastry
noun Date: 1921 a pastry made of a rich raised dough

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Danish pastry — n a small fairly flat sweet cake, often with fruit inside …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Danish pastry — Synonyms and related words: Danish, English muffin, French pastry, Parker House roll, Yorkshire pudding, bagel, baklava, bialy, bialystoker, blintz, bun, chocolate eclair, clover leaf roll, coffee cake, cream puff, crescent roll, croissant, cross …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Danish pastry — a light, rich, flaky pastry, esp. a puff paste, leavened with yeast and often filled with cheese, nuts and raisins, custard, or fruit. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Danish pastry — noun a cake of sweetened yeast pastry with toppings or fillings of icing, fruit, or nuts …   English new terms dictionary

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