konditorei

noun, often capitalized kon·di·to·rei \¦kȯndētō¦rī\

Definition of konditorei

plural

-s

  1. :  a shop selling confectionery or pastry

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at candy, condite


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