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  • n. One who seasons with spice.
  • n. A spice dealer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who seasons with spice.
  • n. One who deals in spice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dealer in spices, in the widest sense; a grocer; an apothecary.
  • n. One who seasons with spice.


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spice +‎ -er. Compare Old French espicier, French épicier.


  • The ribs had a sweet bark to them, I prefer a spicer bark.

    Perdue's Barbeque

  • It turned out to be gazillion spicer than food that I would expect without the warning - a little too much for me to handle and I hastily guzzled the can of coke I've ordered.


  • Remember KC BBQ means a sweeter sauce, though some places have made a spicer version.

    KC BBQ Company

  • But to answer your question, yes, it has been eradicated in the wild, and is thought to exist only at the CDC and at the similar institute in Russia, however, other third parties may have samples, and one could assemble new smallpox virus if one had access to the genome, a gene spicer, and a mail order catalog of DNA piece-parts.

    Obama echoes the phrase that made me turn against Kerry.

  • The finished product might be even more fun and delicious if you threw in some cinnamon sugar, garlic salt, sun dried tomato, or any other of your favourite sweet or savory butter-spicer-upper.

    Make Your Own Homemade Butter | Lifehacker Australia

  • Gunne, they do be saying, (skull!) that was a planter for you, a spicer of them all.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Add 1 tsp cinnamon, ginger or cardamom for spicer versions.

    Melt-in-your-Mouth Shortbread | Baking Bites

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  • Shakespere plaintiff against Richard de Cotgrave, spicer, for deceit in sale of dye-wood on November 8, 31 Edward III.

    Shakespeare's Family

  • The grocer, or grosser, as the word was originally spelt, only sold wholesale, and his stock as we have it was divided among the spicer, pepperer, and treacle-monger.

    All's Well Alice's Victory


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  • See another interesting usage on speciarius. Also grossarii which will move you to cubebs, and also grocer and apothecary, and unguent.

    "In the medieval mind spices and medicines were effectively one and the same. Not all drugs were spices, but all spices were drugs. The identity was reflected in vocabulary: the Late Latin term for spices, (pigmenta) was practically synonymous with medicines, and so it remained through the Middle Ages. Apothecary and spicer were effectively one and the same: 'one who has at hand for sale aromatic spices and all manner of things needful in medicine,' in the words of a fourteenth-century manuscript at Chartres Cathedral. The apothecary took his name from the Greek term for a warehouse where high-value goods such as spices were stored. Even today one Italian word for pharmacist is speziale. He is the direct descendant of the medieval spicer (speciarius), whose wares were among the most sought after and esteemed medicines of the age."

    --Jack Turner, _Spice: The History of a Temptation_ (NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004), 159

    December 2, 2016