The definition of an artisan is a skilled worker or craftsman.(noun)
A baker of specialty breads is an example of an artisan.
See artisan in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < It artigiano; ult. < L ars, art
See artisan in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably French
Origin: , from Italian artigiano
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *artitiānus
Origin: , from Latin artītus, skilled in the arts
Origin: , past participle of artīre, to instruct in the arts
Origin: , from ars, art-, art; see ar- in Indo-European roots.
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