sommelier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French sommelier.

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sommelier (plural sommeliers)

  1. A wine steward. The person at an expensive restaurant who keeps the wine cellar and advises guests on a choice of wines.
    The sommelier recommended the perfect wine, opened the bottle with panache, and served it into glasses.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

somme +‎ -ier ; ultimately from bête de somme

Noun[edit]

sommelier m (plural sommeliers, feminine sommelière)

  1. sommelier, wine steward (a person who is in charge of the wine cellar in a restaurant)
  2. (estate house) the person in charge of bread, linens, crockery, and liquor; the chief of table setting
  3. (obsolete) the person in charge of the wine convoy, its beasts of burden, and its protection

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Noun[edit]

sommelier c

  1. a sommelier

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