[shahr-koo-tee-ey, shahr-koo-tee-ey; French shar-ky-tyey]
noun, plural char·cu·tiers [shahr-koo-tee-eyz, shahr-koo-tee-eyz; French shar-ky-tyey] /ʃɑrˌku tiˈeɪz, ʃɑrˈku tiˌeɪz; French ʃar küˈtyeɪ/. (in France)
- a pork butcher.
Origin of charcutier
< French; Middle French chaircutier,
equivalent to chair
flesh + cuite
cooked, feminine of cuit,
past participle of cuire
(< Latin coquere;
) + -ier -ier2
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for charcutier
Historical Examples of charcutier
M. Bourbon, charcutier, in Rupert Street, has a beautiful shop full of wonderful things.
The appearance of the ground floor is that of a charcutier's and pastry-cook's combined.