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 His book contains all his wisdom and experience for how to compose a winning platter, made with crunchy, fresh and nutritious snacks in mind, not just a pile of meat and cheese like those charcuterie boards. Ben Mimscooking Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2022 The owners plan to pickle their own peppers, cucumbers and green beans as sides, and for the restaurant’s charcuterie boards. Annie Nickoloff, cleveland, 29 Apr. 2022 The ladies ate good, partaking in chicken and waffles, charcuterie boards covered with fruit, sweet breads, French toast and more. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 27 Apr. 2022 Also called gherkins in the United Kingdom, the tiny pickles are a staple on some charcuterie boards, but aren't always known by name, as Kardashian proved. Hattie Lindert,, 16 Apr. 2022 Cork & Barrel comes from partners Santese Gatlin, Wendell Robbins, Lakedra Howard and Adrienne Hibbert, and features light bites, flatbreads, charcuterie boards and many varieties of wine and craft beer. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, 13 Apr. 2022 Visitors who don’t want to pony up $1,000 can opt for the winery’s single-vineyard Cabernets (paired with cheese and charcuterie) tasting for $125-$150 per person. Jess Lander, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Mar. 2022 At the new tasting room, customers will be able to sample a variety of wines by the glass or flights while snacking on cheese and charcuterie boards. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 6 Jan. 2022 Cheese and charcuterie plates come in a trio of flavors: American, Italian and French. Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of charcuterie

1825, 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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20 May 2022

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“Charcuterie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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