artisanal

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adjective ar·ti·san·al \ˈär-tə-zə-nəl, -sə-, -ˌza-; är-ˈti-sə-nəl\

Definition of artisanal

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of an artisan <artisanal skills> <artisanal ingredients>

  2. 2 :  produced in limited quantities by an artisan through the use of traditional methods <artisanal bread/cheese/wine>; also :  creating a product in limited quantities by traditional methods <an artisanal winery> <an artisanal cheese maker>

artisanally

adverb

Origin and Etymology of artisanal

French, from artisan + -al


First Known Use: 1939


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