Definition of artisanal in English:


Syllabification: ar·ti·san·al
Pronunciation: /ärˈtēzən(ə)l


1Relating to or characteristic of an artisan: artisanal skills artisanal workshops
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  • Promoting artisanal activities like basket-making has particularly strengthened the position of women in the oasis communities.
  • Unlike kimberlite deposits, which are deep underground, they are quite easy to mine, using artisanal or semi-industrial methods.
  • We've developed a Heritage Skills Apprenticeship Program that preserves artisanal skills that might otherwise be lost.
1.1(Of a product, especially food or drink) made in a traditional or non-mechanized way: artisanal cheeses
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  • Seaweed is one new and interesting ingredient in artisanal bread.
  • I decided against a $58 shot of Belgian whiskey and opted for a slightly more economical vodka martini made with a new artisanal brand of vodka that tasted faintly of grapes.
  • Last Saturday I attended the Salon Saveurs, a food show focusing on artisanal products, where producers come to talk about and sell their products, most of them offering samples.

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