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Pronunciation:  kun'fekshu`neree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a confectioner's shop
  2. [n]  a food rich in sugar

CONFECTIONERY is a 13 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: candy store, confection, sweet, tuck shop
 See Also: candied apple, candy, candy apple, caramel apple, chewing gum, comfit, confiture, dainty, delicacy, goody, gum, hardbake, kickshaw, maraschino, maraschino cherry, nonpareil, shop, store, sweetmeat, taffy apple, toffee apple, treat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*fec"tion*er*y\, n.
1. Sweetmeats, in general; things prepared and sold by a
   confectioner; confections; candies.

2. A place where candies, sweetmeats, and similar things are
   made or sold.

Thesaurus Terms
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