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fruiterer
American English: /ˈfrudərər/
British English: /ˈfruːt(ə)rə/

noun

  • (British English) the fruiterer's
    la frutería
    Example sentences
    • It had 10 butchers, 10 grocers, six fish-and-chip shops, haberdashers, ironmongers and fruiterers.
    • I have taken photographs of our good butchers, bakers, fruiterers and grocer and am sending a copy to the Museum.
    • And, clad like a poor woman, she went to the fruiterer, to the grocer, to the butcher, a basket on her arm, haggling, insulted, fighting for every wretched halfpenny of her money.

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