artisan

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French artisan, from Medieval Latin *artitianus, from Latin artitus (skilled), past participle of artiō (I instruct in arts), from ars (art, skill).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɑː(ɹ)tɪzən/, /ˈɑː(ɹ)tɪzæn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑrtɪzən/, /ˈɑrtɪsən/

NounEdit

artisan (plural artisans)

  1. A skilled manual worker who uses tools and machinery in a particular craft.
  2. A person who displays great dexterity.

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin *artitianus, from Latin artitus (skilled), past participle of artiō (I instruct in arts), from ars (art, skill).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

artisan m (plural artisans, feminine artisane)

  1. artisan (manual worker)
  2. (figuratively) creator; innovator; inventor
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