Confectionery



[kuh n-fek-shuh-ner-ee] /kənˈfɛk ʃəˌnɛr i/

noun, plural confectioneries.
1.
or sweetmeats collectively.
2.
the work or business of a confectioner.
3.
a confectioner’s shop.
/kənˈfɛkʃənərɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
1.
sweets and other confections collectively
2.
the art or business of a confectioner
n.

1540s, “things made or sold by a confectioner,” from confection + -ery. Of architectural ornamentation, from 1861.

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