fruiterer

noun
fruit·​er·​er | \ ˈfrü-tər-ər How to pronounce fruiterer (audio) \

Definition of fruiterer

chiefly British
: a person who deals in fruit

First Known Use of fruiterer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fruiterer

Middle English, modification of Anglo-French fruiter, from fruit

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“Fruiterer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fruiterer. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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