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One entry found for connoisseur.
Main Entry: con·nois·seur
Pronunciation: secondarystresskän-schwa-primarystresssschwar, -primarystresssudot(schwa)r
Function: noun
Etymology: from obsolete French connoisseur "expert," from early French connoisseor (same meaning), from connoistre "to know," from Latin cognoscere "to know" --related to INCOGNITO, RECOGNIZE
: a person qualified to act as a judge in matters of taste and appreciation
- con·nois·seur·ship /-secondarystressship/ noun

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