Definition: Phyllo, or what is more commonly referred to as phyllo dough, is thinly rolled and stretched sheets of dough that are almost translucent in appearance. The dough is made from flour, water and a little bit of oil which is then rolled out so that it becomes almost paper-thin. Used often in baklava.
Alternate Spellings: filo
Examples:The crisp dough that is used to make baklava is phyllo.