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culinary

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adjective cu·li·nary \ˈkə-lə-ˌner-ē, ˈkyü-, ˌkü-\

Simple Definition of culinary

  • : used in or relating to cooking

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of culinary

  1. :  of or relating to the kitchen or cookery

culinarily

play \ˌkə-lə-ˈner-ə-lē, ˌkyü-, ˌkü-\ adverb

Examples of culinary in a sentence

  1. They serve a variety of culinary delights.



Origin and Etymology of culinary

Latin culinarius, from culina kitchen — more at kiln


First Known Use: 1638

Rhymes with culinary

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CULINARY Defined for Kids

culinary

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adjective cu·li·nary \ˈkə-lə-ˌner-ē, ˈkyü-\

Definition of culinary for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the kitchen or cooking <culinary skills>




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