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  • n. A specialist of a given field, especially in one of the fine arts or in a matter of taste: a connoisseur.

Etymologies

Either a borrowing of the French connaisseur ("a 'knower', one who knows") or an updating of the earlier borrowing, connoisseur, to bring it into line with modern French orthography. (Wiktionary)

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