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 (chô′kə-lĭ-tîr′, chôk′lĭ-tîr′, chŏk′-)
1. One who makes or sells chocolate.
2. A place where chocolate is made or sold.

[French, from chocolat, chocolate, from Spanish chocolate; see chocolate.]
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(ˌtʃɒkəˈlætɪə; French ʃɔkɔlatje)
(Cookery) a person or company that makes or sells chocolate
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(ˌtʃɔ kə ləˈtɪər, ˌtʃɒk ə-, ˌtʃɔk lə-, ˌtʃɒk-; Fr. ʃɔ kɔ laˈtyeɪ)

n., pl. -tiers (-ˈtɪərz; Fr. -ˈtyeɪ)
a person or firm that makes and sells chocolate candy.
[< French; see chocolate, -ier2]
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