artisanal

[ ahr-tuh-zuh-nl, ahr-tiz-uh- ]
/ ˈɑr tə zə nl, ɑrˈtɪz ə- /

adjective

pertaining to or noting a person skilled in an applied art: The men were taught artisanal skills such as bricklaying and carpentry.
pertaining to or noting a high-quality or distinctive product made in small quantities, usually by hand or using traditional methods: artisanal cheese; artisanal cheesemakers.

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