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1cookbook

noun cook·book \-ˌbk\

: a book of recipes : a book of directions explaining how to prepare and cook various kinds of food

Full Definition of COOKBOOK

:  a book of cooking directions and recipes; broadly :  a book of detailed instructions

First Known Use of COOKBOOK

1809

2cookbook

adjective

Definition of COOKBOOK

:  involving or using step-by-step procedures whose rationale is usually not explained <a cookbook approach>

First Known Use of COOKBOOK

1944

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