artisan[ärt′ə zən, -sən]
- The definition of an artisan is a skilled worker or craftsman.
A baker of specialty breads is an example of an artisan.
a worker in a skilled trade; craftsman
Origin of artisanFrench ; from Italian artigiano; ultimately ; from Classical Latin ars, art
A person skilled in making a product by hand.
Origin of artisanProbably French, from Italian artigiano, from Vulgar Latin *artitiānus, from Latin artītus, skilled in the arts, past participle of artīre, to instruct in the arts, from ars, art-, art; see ar- in Indo-European roots.
- tsarian, tsarina