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[shahr-koo-tee-ey, shahr-koo-tee-ey; French shar-ky-tyey] /ʃɑrˌku tiˈeɪ, ʃɑrˈku tiˌeɪ; French ʃar küˈtyeɪ/
noun, plural charcutiers
[shahr-koo-tee-eyz, shahr-koo-tee-eyz; French shar-ky-tyey] /ʃɑrˌku tiˈeɪz, ʃɑrˈku tiˌeɪz; French ʃar küˈtyeɪ/ (Show IPA)
(in France)
a pork butcher.
Origin of charcutier
1890-95; < French; Middle French chaircutier, equivalent to chair flesh + cuite cooked, feminine of cuit, past participle of cuire (< Latin coquere; see cook1) + -ier -ier2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • M. Bourbon, charcutier, in Rupert Street, has a beautiful shop full of wonderful things.

    The Halo Bettina von Hutten
  • The appearance of the ground floor is that of a charcutier's and pastry-cook's combined.

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