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charcutier

[ shahr-koo-tee-ey, shahr-koo-tee-ey; French shar-ky-tyey ]
/ ʃɑrˌku tiˈeɪ, ʃɑrˈku tiˌeɪ; French ʃar küˈtyeɪ /
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noun, plural char·cu·tiers [shahr-koo-tee-eyz, shahr-koo-tee-eyz; French shar-ky-tyey]. /ʃɑrˌku tiˈeɪz, ʃɑrˈku tiˌeɪz; French ʃar küˈtyeɪ/.

a pork butcher.
a person who prepares or sells pork products or other charcuterie.

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Origin of charcutier

First recorded in 1890–95; from French; Middle French chaircutier, equivalent to chair “flesh” + cuite “cooked,” feminine of cuit, past participle of cuire (from Latin coquere; see cook1) + -ier agentive noun suffix; see -ier2
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Example sentences from the Web for charcutier

  • M. Bourbon, charcutier, in Rupert Street, has a beautiful shop full of wonderful things.

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

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