Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The manager or owner of a restaurant.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The keeper of a restaurant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The keeper of an eathing house or a restaurant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The owner of a restaurant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the proprietor of a restaurant

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from restaurer, to restore; see restaurant.]

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Borrowing from French restaurateur.

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