pasty (n) Look up pasty at Dictionary.com
c.1300, a type of pastry pie, from Old French paste "dough, pastry," from Vulgar Latin *pastata "meat wrapped in pastry" from Latin pasta (see pasta).
pasty (adj.) Look up pasty at Dictionary.com
"resembling paste," 1650s, from paste (n.) + -y (2). Related: Pastiness.