Definition of artisan adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌɑːtɪˈzæn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːrtəzn//
    [only before noun] (also artisanal
    BrE BrE//ɑːˈtɪzənl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɑːrˈtiːzənl//
    Describing jobs
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  1. 1relating to an artisan, or typical of an artisan's work an artisan bakery artisanal skills See related entries: Describing jobs
  2. 2(of food and drink) made in a traditional way with high-quality ingredients artisan bread
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent.: from French, from Italian artigiano, based on Latin artitus, past participle of artire ‘instruct in the arts’, from ars, art- ‘art’.

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