noun, often capitalized
kon·​di·​to·​rei | \ ¦kȯndētō¦rī \
plural -s

Definition of konditorei

: a shop selling confectionery or pastry

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History and Etymology for konditorei

German, from konditor confectioner (blend of earlier kanditor confectioner—from kandieren to candy, from French candir or Italian candire, both from Arabic qandī candied—and kondieren to preserve, from Latin condire) + -ei -y, from Middle High German -īe, from Old French -ie

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“Konditorei.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/konditorei. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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