confiteria

noun con·fi·te·ria \kənˌfētəˈrēə, ˌkänfə̇tə-\

Definition of confiteria

plural

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  1. :  a Latin-American establishment devoted to the sale of tea, coffee, chocolate, and other beverages and sometimes other refreshments (as pastry and sandwiches)

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Origin and Etymology of confiteria

Spanish confitería, from confite comfit (from Catalan confit, from Medieval Latin confectum) + -ería -ery — more at confect


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