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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.
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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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