Difference between revisions of "Connoisseur"
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A person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts. 2. A person of informed and discriminating taste: a connoisseur of fine wines. Etymology Obsolete French, from Old French connoisseor, from connoistre, to know, from Latin cogn*scere, to learn, know ; see cognition. Other forms con'nois·seur'ship' n.