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Main Entry: 1paste
Pronunciation: primarystresspamacrst
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English paste "pastry dough," from early French paste (same meaning), from Latin pasta "paste, dough"
1 a : a dough rich in fat used for pastry b : a candy made by evaporating fruit with sugar or by flavoring a gelatin, starch, or gum arabic preparation c : a smooth food product made by evaporation or grinding <almond paste>
2 : a preparation of flour or starch and water used for sticking things together
3 : a soft plastic substance or mixture
4 : a very brilliant glass used for artificial gems

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