EnglishEdit

 
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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). Doublet of pastille and pastegh.

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NounEdit

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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Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: pastel

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IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpas.tɛl]
  • Hyphenation: pas‧tèl

Etymology 1Edit

 
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From Portuguese pastel (a type of pastry), from Medieval Latin pastellum (dough, paste), from Latin pasta (dough, paste), ultimately from Ancient Greek πάστη (pástē, dough, paste).

NounEdit

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

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

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. (art) pastel,
    1. type of dried paste.
    2. drawing made with these paste.
    3. any of several subdued tints of colors.

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian pastello.

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NounEdit

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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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French pastel, from French pastello.

NounEdit

pastel n (plural pasteluri)

  1. pastel

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French pastel. Cognate with English pastel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pasˈtel/, [pasˈt̪el]

NounEdit

pastel m (plural pasteles)

  1. cake
    Synonym: torta
  2. pastry
  3. pie
  4. (art) pastel

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Derived termsEdit

(diminutive pastelillo or pastelito)

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