charcuterie

noun
char·​cu·​te·​rie | \ (ˌ)shär-ˌkü-tə-ˈrē How to pronounce charcuterie (audio) \

Definition of charcuterie

: a delicatessen specializing in dressed meats and meat dishes also : the products sold in such a shop

Examples of charcuterie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While humans enjoy their traditional meat and cheese charcuterie boards, doggos can nibble on a plate loaded with cheese, apples, blueberries, carrots, peanut butter and puppy treats. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, "8 San Antonio restaurants with the best dog menus or dishes made for dogs," 14 Apr. 2021 The casino has also opened Cheese Meet Wine, a charcuterie bar that has taken the place of Encore’s Oyster Bar. BostonGlobe.com, "Encore, Night Shift to open brew pub," 5 Apr. 2021 Instead, guests are getting their own boxed meals or personal-sized charcuterie tray. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, "NCAA tournament games have new food options that Indy sports fans will want to know about," 19 Mar. 2021 There are four menu themes, California/Costal or vegetarian on March 22, seafood and charcuterie on March 23 and Italian on March 24. San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: Oceanside’s pop-up restaurant Matsu moving into permanent home April 1," 16 Mar. 2021 For well over a year now, elaborate charcuterie boards have been taking over the social feeds of food enthusiasts. Lia Picard New York Times, Star Tribune, "'Barkuterie' boards are the latest indulgence for the pampered pooch," 9 Apr. 2021 Located on the fourth floor, ENTYSE, Wine Bar & Lounge, is the hotel’s signature restaurant offering continental cuisine (think charcuterie boards, Maryland crab cakes, and roast chicken) and an impressive list of wines by the glass. Katie Chang, Forbes, "Why You Should Consider This Virginia Edge City For Your Next Getaway," 6 Apr. 2021 For well over a year now, elaborate charcuterie boards have been taking over the social feeds of food enthusiasts. New York Times, "Dogs Can Have a Little Charcuterie, as a Treat," 1 Apr. 2021 The cafe will offer charcuterie boards, both savory and sweet, featuring vegan products like BE-hive pepperoni, Herbivorous Butcher deli slices, and AshaPops, which are popped water lily seeds. Erin Booke, Dallas News, "What’s a sober bar? No-alcohol cocktails are on the menu at Flower Mound vegan spot opening in April," 19 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of charcuterie

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for charcuterie

French, literally, pork-butcher's shop, from Middle French chaircuiterie, from chaircutier pork butcher, from chair cuite cooked meat

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The first known use of charcuterie was circa 1858

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26 Apr 2021

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“Charcuterie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charcuterie. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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