pâtissier

noun
pâ·​tis·​sier | \ pä-tis-ˈyā How to pronounce pâtissier (audio) \
variants: or patissier

Definition of pâtissier

: a pastry chef

Examples of pâtissier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web A: Chocolate is my weakness, and while in France, a patissier will make profiteroles in the same way — filled with ice cream — but the tops are usually drowning in chocolate sauce. Mary G. Pepitone, kansascity, 25 July 2017 Gérard Mulot, the patissier down the street, is famous for his quiches. Dorrie Greenspan, The Denver Post, 18 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of pâtissier

1596, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pâtissier

French pâtissier, from Old French pasticier, from Old French *pastitz cake

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“Pâtissier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/p%C3%A2tissier. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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