connoisseur

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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/, /ˌkɒnəˈsəː/, /ˌkɒnəˈsʊər/

Noun[edit]

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connoisseur ‎(plural connoisseurs)

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

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connoisseur m ‎(plural connoisseurs)

  1. Obsolete spelling of connaisseur