atelier

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noun ate·lier \ ˌa-tᵊl-ˈyā \

Definition of atelier

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

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Origin and Etymology of atelier

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

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Definition of atelier for English Language Learners

  • : a room where an artist works


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