confectionery

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noun con·fec·tion·ery \-shə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of confectionery

plural

confectioneries

  1. 1 :  the confectioner's art or business

  2. 2 :  sweet foods (as candy or pastry)

  3. 3 :  a confectioner's shop

1751

First Known Use of confectionery

1751


CONFECTIONERY Defined for English Language Learners

confectionery

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noun con·fec·tion·ery \-shə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of confectionery for English Language Learners

  • : sweet foods (such as fudge and candy)


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