charcuterie

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English[edit]

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A modern display of charcuterie.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French charcuterie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑːɹˌk(j)uːtəˈɹiː/, /ʃɑːɹˈk(j)uːtəɹi/
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Noun[edit]

charcuterie (countable and uncountable, plural charcuteries)

  1. (uncountable) The practice of cooking and preparing ready-to-eat meat products, especially pork.
  2. (uncountable) Cured meat that is ready to be eaten, especially pork.
  3. (countable) A shop or part of a shop specialising in cured meat.
    • 1964, Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast, p. 153:
      It was not until after the waiter came with the bill that Scott decided that we have the hotel make us a picnic lunch. I tried to argue him out of this as I was sure we could get a bottle of Mâcon in Mâcon and we could buy something to make sandwiches in a charcuterie.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of Old French char ("flesh", Modern French chair) + cuit (cooked) + -erie (suffix denoting a shop or vendor).

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Noun[edit]

charcuterie f (plural charcuteries)

  1. charcuterie (all senses)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: charcuterie
  • Swedish: charkuteri
  • Turkish: şarküteri

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