plural -s
often capitalized
: a shop selling confectionery or pastry

Word History


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 21 Jun. 2024.

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