confectioner

[ kuh n-fek-shuh-ner ]
/ kənˈfɛk ʃə nər /
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noun

a person who makes or sells candies and, sometimes, ice cream, cakes, etc.

Origin of confectioner

First recorded in 1585–95; confection + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for confectioner

confectioner

/ (kənˈfɛkʃənə) /

noun

a person who makes or sells sweets or confections
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Word Origin and History for confectioner

confectioner


n.

1590s, agent noun from confection.

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