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gastronomy

noun gas·tron·o·my \-mē\

: the art or activity of cooking and eating fine food

Full Definition of GASTRONOMY

1
:  the art or science of good eating
2
:  culinary customs or style
gas·tro·nom·ic \ˌgas-trə-ˈnä-mik\ also gas·tro·nom·i·cal \-mi-kəl\ adjective
gas·tro·nom·i·cal·ly \ˌgas-trə-ˈnä-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of GASTRONOMY

  1. books about wine tasting and gastronomy

Origin of GASTRONOMY

French gastronomie, from Greek Gastronomia, title of a 4th century b.c. poem, from gastro- gastr- + -nomia -nomy
First Known Use: 1814

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