Meaning of ARTISAN in English

ARTISAN

— artisanal , adj. — artisanship , n.

/ahr"teuh zeuhn/ , n.

a person skilled in an applied art; a craftsperson.

[ 1530-40; artigiano, equiv. to L artit ( us ) trained in arts and crafts (ptp. of artire; see ART 1 , -ITE 2 ) + It -iano ( -ianus ) -IAN ]

Syn . See artist .

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