atelier

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noun ate·lier \ˌa-təl-ˈyā\

Definition of atelier

  1. 1 :  an artist's or designer's studio or workroom

  2. 2 :  workshop

Origin and Etymology of atelier

French, from Medieval French astelier woodpile, from astele splinter, from Late Latin astella, diminutive of Latin astula


First Known Use: 1699

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atelier

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noun ate·lier \ˌa-təl-ˈyā\

Definition of atelier for English Language Learners

  • : a room where an artist works

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