Definition of almacenista in English:

almacenista

noun

  • In Spain: a wine dealer and stockholder who buys sherry directly from the producer and sells it on to bottlers or shippers.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Ford (1796–1858), art connoisseur and author. From Spanish almacenista warehouse owner from almacén warehouse, store + -ista.

Pronunciation

almacenista

/ˌalməsəˈnɪstə//ˌalməθəˈnɪstə/