Etymology
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phyllo (n.)

also filo, "extremely thin sheet pastry used in Greek and Near Eastern cookery," by 1974, from Modern Greek phyllon "leaf," from PIE *bhol-yo- "leaf," suffixed form of root *bhel- (3) "to thrive, bloom."

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Definitions of phyllo

phyllo (n.)
tissue thin sheets of pastry used especially in Greek dishes;
From wordnet.princeton.edu