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Pastel crayons

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French pastel, from Italian pastello (pastel), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

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pastel (countable and uncountable, plural pastels)

  1. Any of several subdued tints of colors, usually associated with pink, peach, yellow, green, blue and lavender
  2. A drawing made with any of those colors.
  3. A type of dried paste used to make crayons.
  4. A crayon made from such a paste.
  5. Woad.
    Wool was dyed in the pastel vat.
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish pastel.

NounEdit

pastel (plural pasteles)

  1. A traditional dish in various Latin American countries, resembling a tamale, pasty, or calzone.

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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

pastel m (plural pasteles)

  1. cake (a sweet dessert)

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French pastel, Italian pastello (pastel), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pastɛl/, [pʰaˈsd̥ɛlˀ]

NounEdit

pastel c (singular definite pastellen, plural indefinite pasteller)

  1. pastel

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian pastello (pastel), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pas.tɛl/
  • (file)

NounEdit

pastel m (plural pastels)

  1. (botany) woad
  2. (art) pastel

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese pastel.

NounEdit

pastel (plural pastel-pastel, first-person possessive pastelku, second-person possessive pastelmu, third-person possessive pastelnya)

  1. a type of fried curry puff, similar to empanada

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian pastello.

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pastel m (plural pastéis)

  1. crayon
  2. a fried pastry made of wheat flour, filled with cheese, meat or other fillings; comparable to German Teigtaschen.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: pastel

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French pastel.

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pastel m (plural pasteles)

  1. cake
  2. pastry
  3. pie

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(diminutive pastelillo or pastelito)

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|pastel de luna }}