The definition of a connoisseur is a person who is an expert at something or who has informed and discriminating taste.(noun)
An example of connoissuer is an art expert who only likes certain great artists.
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Origin: Fr (now connaisseur) < OFr conoisseor, a judge, one well versed < conoistre < L cognoscere, to know: see cognition
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Origin: Obsolete French
Origin: , from Old French connoisseor
Origin: , from connoistre, to know
Origin: , from Latin cognōscere, to learn, know; see cognition.
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