confiteria

noun
con·​fi·​te·​ria | \ kənˌfētəˈrēə, ˌkänfə̇tə- \
plural -s

Definition of confiteria

: 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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History and Etymology for confiteria

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

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“Confiteria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confiteria. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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