culinary


culinary
culinary (adj.) 1630s, "of the kitchen," from L. culinarius "pertaining to the kitchen," from culina "kitchen, food" (see KILN (Cf. kiln)). Meaning "of cookery" is from 1650s.

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  • Culinary — Cu li*na*ry (k? l? n? r?), a. [L. culinarius, fr. culina kitchen, perh. akin to carbo coal: cf. F. culinare.] Relating to the kitchen, or to the art of cookery; used in kitchens; as, a culinary vessel; the culinary art. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • culinary — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or for cooking. DERIVATIVES culinarily adverb. ORIGIN from Latin culina kitchen …   English terms dictionary

  • culinary — [kyo͞o′lə ner΄ē, kul′əner΄ē] adj. [LL culinarius < L culina, kitchen < base of coquere, COOK] 1. of the kitchen 2. of cooking 3. suitable for or used in cooking …   English World dictionary

  • culinary — adjective (only before noun) formal formal connected with cooking: culinary herbs | culinary skills | culinary delights (=food that tastes very good): the region s culinary delights …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • culinary — cul|i|na|ry [ˈkʌlınəri US ˈkʌlıneri, ˈkju:l ] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: culinarius, from culina kitchen ] formal relating to cooking ▪ culinary skills ▪ mushrooms dried for culinary use ▪ the region s culinary… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • culinary — cu|li|nar|y [ kjulı,neri, kʌlı,neri ] adjective relating to food and how to cook it: He likes to show off his culinary skills. culinary delights (=very good food): And what culinary delights do you have for us tonight? …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • culinary — [[t]kʌ̱lɪnəri, AM kju͟ːləneri[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Culinary means concerned with cooking. [FORMAL] She was keen to acquire more advanced culinary skills... A three course dinner completes the culinary delights …   English dictionary

  • culinary — UK [ˈkʌlɪn(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈkjulɪˌnerɪ] / US [ˈkʌlɪˌnerɪ] adjective relating to food and how to cook it He likes to show off his culinary skills. culinary delights (= very good food): And what culinary delights do you have for us tonight? …   English dictionary

  • culinary — adjective /ˈkʌlɪˌnɛɹi,ˈkjulɪˌnɛɹi/ a) Relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking. Her culinary skills were excellent. b) Of, or relating to a kitchen …   Wiktionary

  • culinary — adj. Culinary is used with these nouns: ↑art, ↑delight, ↑excellence, ↑herb, ↑invention, ↑masterpiece, ↑skill, ↑tradition …   Collocations dictionary