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confectioner

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noun con·fec·tion·er \-sh(ə-)nər\

Simple Definition of confectioner

  • : a person or business that makes or sells confections (such as chocolates and candies)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of confectioner

  1. :  a manufacturer of or dealer in confections

1591

First Known Use of confectioner

1591


CONFECTIONER Defined for Kids

confectioner

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noun con·fec·tion·er \kən-ˈfek-shə-nər\

Definition of confectioner for Students

  1. :  a maker of or dealer in sweet foods (as candies)




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