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cuisine

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noun cui·sine \kwi-ˈzēn, kwē-\

Simple Definition of cuisine

  • : a style of cooking

  • : food that is cooked in a particular way

Full Definition of cuisine

  1. :  manner of preparing food :  style of cooking; also :  the food prepared

Examples of cuisine

  1. a cooking method used in French cuisine

  2. a cuisine based on local ingredients

  3. This restaurant is famous for its spicy cuisine.



Origin of cuisine

French, literally, kitchen, from Old French, from Late Latin coquina — more at kitchen


First Known Use: 1786



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