See also: iere and -ière

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old French -ier, from Latin -arius. Doublet of the inherited suffix -aio.

Suffix edit

-iere m (noun-forming suffix, plural -ieri, feminine -iera)

  1. used to form masculine nouns (often of French origin) that represent a person who makes or sells a specified article; -er, -or
    giardino (garden) + ‎-iere → ‎giardiniere (gardener)
    gioiello (jewel) + ‎-iere → ‎gioielliere (jeweller)

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