puff pastry definition by Webster's New World
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- flaky pastry having many thin, separate layers of dough
- the dough used to make this pastry, into which butter is folded to form the layers
puff pastry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A light flaky pastry that is formed by rolling and folding the dough in layers so that it expands when baked.