connoisseur

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Etymology[edit]

Around 1705–1715, from French connoisseur, from the verb connoître (obsolete pre-1835 spelling of connaître (to know)).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌkɒnəˈsɜr/, /ˌkɒnəˈsʊər/

Noun[edit]

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connoisseur (plural connoisseurs)

  1. A specialist of a given field whose opinion is valued; especially in one of the fine arts, or in a matter of taste

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Noun[edit]

connoisseur m (plural connoisseurs)

  1. Obsolete spelling of connaisseur.

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