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confectionery

noun con·fec·tion·ery \-shə-ˌner-ē\

: sweet foods (such as fudge and candy)

plural con·fec·tion·er·ies

Full Definition of CONFECTIONERY

1
:  the confectioner's art or business
2
:  sweet foods (as candy or pastry)
3
:  a confectioner's shop

First Known Use of CONFECTIONERY

1751

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