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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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