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

Word History


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

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“Confiteria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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