noun bou·lan·ge·rie \ˌbü-ˌläⁿ-zhə-ˈrē\

Definition of boulangerie



  1. :  a bakery that specializes in bread and especially in French-style breads But first, there’s the bread—magnificent, heavy, wheaty French loaves made throughout the day at the Balthazar boulangerie right next door. — John Mariani, Wine Spectator, 15 Nov. 1997

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Origin and Etymology of boulangerie

borrowed from French, “bread bakery,” going back to Middle French boulenguerie “making or selling of bread,” from boulanger “baker” (from Picard) + -erie -ery — more at boulangère

First Known Use: 1793

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