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)
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of confiteria
Spanish confitería, from confite comfit (from Catalan confit, from Medieval Latin confectum) + -ería -ery
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up confiteria? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).