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feinschmecker

[ fahyn-shmek-uhr ]
/ ˈfaɪnˌʃmɛk ər /
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noun, plural fein·schmeck·er.German.
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Origin of feinschmecker

First recorded in 1895–1900; literally, “fine-taster, gourmet”; from fein fine1 + Schmecker “taster,” from schmecken “to taste” (see smack1) + -er -er1

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