Definition of atelier
1 : an artist's or designer's studio or workroom
2 : workshop
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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
First Known Use: 1699
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Definition of atelier for English Language Learners
: a room where an artist works
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