confectionary

[ kuhn-fek-shuh-ner-ee ]
/ kənˈfɛk ʃəˌnɛr i /

noun, plural con·fec·tion·ar·ies.

a candy; sweetmeat.
a place where confections are kept or made.

adjective

pertaining to or of the nature of confections or their production.

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Origin of confectionary

1590–1600; <Medieval Latin confectiōnārius, equivalent to confectiōn-confection + -ārius-ary
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British Dictionary definitions for confectionary

confectionary
/ (kənˈfɛkʃənərɪ) /

noun plural -aries

a place where confections are kept or made
a rare word for confection

adjective

of or characteristic of confections
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