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konditorei

[ kuhn-dit-uh-rahy; German kawn-dee-taw-rahy ]
/ kənˈdɪt əˌraɪ; German kɔnˌdi tɔˈraɪ /
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noun

(often initial capital letter) a German pastry and coffee shop.

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Origin of konditorei

1930–35; <German, equivalent to Konditor confectioner (<Latin condītor one who seasons; condī(re) to season (cf. condiment) + -tor-tor) + -ei (Middle High German -īe<Old French -ie-y3)
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Example sentences from the Web for konditorei

  • She lunched at a Konditorei, more to rest her tired body than because she needed food.

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