Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. restaurateur
  • n. A catering company

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The keeper of an eating house, or restaurant; a restaurateur.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My uncle invited him to dine at his house; for though my uncle was a bachelor, he did not choose to dine at a 'traiteur' (the name 'restaurateur' was not then introduced).

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • References: le raisin (m) = grape; trattoria (from the French "traiteur") = a small Italian restaurant; le panneau (m) = sign; le poil (m) = hair; spaghetti alla napoletana = spaghetti with tomato sauce; une entrecôte (f) = (literally "between the ribs") steak

    French Word-A-Day:

  • If you’re looking for Easter Heaven, I highly recommend Aux Pipalottes Gourmandes, at 49 rue de Rochechouart, a kind of traiteur/deli/restaurant.

    gluttony vs willpower

  • Walking past a traiteur caterer I couldn't miss the beautifully displayed epicurean delights.

    Magda Abu-Fadil: "Bezaubern" Zurich on a Short Business Trip

  • Gérard Mulot is a splendid patisserie and traiteur in St-Germain.

    6 Semi-Secret Spots In Paris

  • Gérard Mulot is a splendid patisserie and traiteur in St-Germain.

    6 Semi-Secret Spots In Paris

  • In addition to le pain et la pâtisserie, Mulot offers beautifully-crafted chocolates and a small selection of items found at un traiteur caterer.

    Archive 2008-07-06

  • Boulanger, pâtissier, chocolatier et traiteur, Gérard Mulot, owner of one of Louis la Vache's favorite boulangeries in Paris, in the shadows of l'église de Saint-Sulpice in le VI ème arrondissement, shares with us his recette pour la vrai Quiche Lorraine.

    La Vrai Quiche Lorraine

  • According to Mme Tring Ta-Sohn, who operates a traiteur asiatique opposite the Sélect, ‘The driver of the vehicle appeared to deliberately target the man.’

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • Her husband ran immediately to her assistance, and finding her in a very alarming situation, flew upon her ravisher with such fury, that he was fain to quit his prey, and turn against the exasperated traiteur, whom he punished without mercy for his impudent intrusion.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

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