artisan

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɑːrtɪzæn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɑrtəzən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ärtə zən)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ar•ti•san /ˈɑrtəzən/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a person who practices a craft or trade requiring skilled use of the hands.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ar•ti•san  (ärtə zən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a person skilled in an applied art;
    a craftsperson.
arti•san•al, adj. 
arti•san•ship′, n. 
  • Latin -iānus) -ian
  • Italian artigiano, equivalent. to Latin artīt(us) trained in arts and crafts (past participle of artīre; see art1, -ite2) + Italian -iano (
  • French
  • 1530–40
    See  artist. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
artisan /ˈɑːtɪˌzæn; ˌɑːtɪˈzæn/ n
  1. a skilled workman; craftsman
Etymology: 16th Century: from French, from Old Italian artigiano, from arte art1

artisanal /ɑːˈtɪzənəl; ˈɑːtɪzənəl/ adj
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