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connoisseur

noun [C]     /ˌkɒn.əˈsɜːr/ US  /ˌkɑː.nəˈsɝː/
a person who knows a lot about and enjoys one of the arts, or food, drink, etc. and can judge quality and skill in that subject: a wine/art connoisseur a connoisseur of ballet/cigarsExperts and specialists
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