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

: used in or relating to cooking

Full Definition of CULINARY

:  of or relating to the kitchen or cookery
cu·li·nar·i·ly \ˌkə-lə-ˈner-ə-lē, ˌkyü-, ˌkü-\ adverb

Examples of CULINARY

  1. They serve a variety of culinary delights.

Origin of CULINARY

Latin culinarius, from culina kitchen — more at kiln
First Known Use: 1638

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with CULINARY

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CULINARY Defined for Kids


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

Definition of CULINARY for Kids

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


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