chocolatier

[ chaw-kuh-luh-teer, chok-uh-luh-, chawk-luh-, chok-luh-; French shaw-kaw-la-tyey ]
/ ˌtʃɔ kə ləˈtɪər, ˌtʃɒk ə lə-, ˌtʃɔk lə-, ˌtʃɒk lə-; French ʃɔ kɔ laˈtyeɪ /
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noun, plural cho·co·la·tiers [chaw-kuh-luh-teerz, chok-uh-luh-, chawk-luh-, chok-luh-; French shaw-kaw-la-tyey] /ˌtʃɔ kə ləˈtɪərz, ˌtʃɒk ə lə-, ˌtʃɔk lə-, ˌtʃɒk lə-; French ʃɔ kɔ laˈtyeɪ/.

a person or firm that makes and sells chocolate candy.

Nearby words

  1. chocolate milk,
  2. chocolate soldier,
  3. chocolate tree,
  4. chocolate-box,
  5. chocolatey,
  6. choctaw,
  7. choctawhatchee,
  8. chog,
  9. chogyal,
  10. choice

Origin of chocolatier

From French; see origin at chocolate, -ier2

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British Dictionary definitions for chocolatier

chocolatier

/ (ˌtʃɒkəˈlætɪə, French ʃɔkɔlatje) /

noun

a person or company that makes or sells chocolate

Word Origin for chocolatier

French

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