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charcuterie

[ shahr-koo-tuh-ree, shahr-koo-tuh-ree; French shar-kytuh-ree ]
/ ʃɑrˌku təˈri, ʃɑrˈku tə ri; French ʃar kütəˈri /
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noun, plural char·cu·te·ries [shahr-koo-tuh-reez, shahr-koo-tuh-reez; French shar-kytuh-ree]. /ʃɑrˌku təˈriz, ʃɑrˈku tə riz; French ʃar kütəˈri/.
cooked, processed, or cured cold meats and meat products, originally and typically pork products, as sausages, pâtés, hams, etc.
a store where these products are sold.
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Origin of charcuterie

1855–60; <French; Middle French chaircuterie, equivalent to chaircut(ier) charcutier + -erie-ery
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British Dictionary definitions for charcuterie

charcuterie
/ (ʃɑːˈkuːtəriː) /

noun
cooked cold meats
a shop selling cooked cold meats

Word Origin for charcuterie

French
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