a person who makes or sells candies and, sometimes, ice cream, cakes, etc.

1585–95; confection + -er1 Unabridged
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confectioner (kənˈfɛkʃənə)
a person who makes or sells sweets or confections

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Example sentences
Stir in confectioner's sugar and cool until thick enough to spread.
Coated with confectioner's sugar, their resemblance to snowflakes is striking.
On the top it has a bouquet of white or silver flowers, or confectioner's
  quaint dolls representing the bride and groom.
And there was one of them turned out of a confectioner's shop the other day.
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