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kitchen

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noun kitch·en \ˈki-chən\

Simple Definition of kitchen

  • : a room in which food is cooked

Full Definition of kitchen

  1. 1 :  a place (as a room) with cooking facilities

  2. 2 :  the personnel that prepares, cooks, and serves food

  3. 3 :  cuisine

Examples of kitchen

  1. She wants a house with a large kitchen.



Origin of kitchen

Middle English kichene, from Old English cycene, from Late Latin coquina, from Latin coquere to cook — more at cook


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with kitchen



KITCHEN Defined for Kids

kitchen

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noun kitch·en \ˈki-chən\

Definition of kitchen

  1. :  a room in which food is prepared and cooking is done





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