Pronunciation: (fē'lō), [key]
—n. Greek and Middle Eastern Cookery.
flaky, tissue-thin layers of pastry used in baked desserts and appetizers. Also,filo.
a combining form meaning “leaf,” used in the formation of compound words: phyllopod. Also,phyll-,-phyll.
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