[puh-tis-uh-ree; French pah-teesuh-ree] /pəˈtɪs ə ri; French pɑ tisəˈri/

noun, plural patisseries
[puh-tis-uh-reez; French pah-teesuh-ree] /pəˈtɪs ə riz; French pɑ tisəˈri/ (Show IPA)
a shop where pastry, especially , is made and sold.
a shop where fancy pastries are sold
such pastries

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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