charcutier

noun
char·​cu·​tier | \ (ˌ)shärˌkütēˈā \
plural -s

Definition of charcutier

1 : a pork butcher
2 : one that prepares or sells charcuterie (see charcuterie sense 2b)

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History and Etymology for charcutier

French, from Middle French chaircuitier, from chair cuite cooked meat, from chair meat, flesh (from Latin carn-, caro) + cuite, feminine of cuit, past participle of cuire to cook, from Latin coquere

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“Charcutier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charcutier. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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