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cookbook

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noun cook·book \ˈku̇k-ˌbu̇k\

Definition of cookbook

  1. :  a book of cooking directions and recipes; broadly :  a book of detailed instructions

First Known Use of cookbook

1809


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cookbook

adjective cook·book

Definition of cookbook

  1. :  involving or using step-by-step procedures whose rationale is usually not explained a cookbook approach

First Known Use of cookbook

1944


COOKBOOK Defined for English Language Learners

cookbook

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noun

Definition of cookbook for English Language Learners

  • : a book of recipes : a book of directions explaining how to prepare and cook various kinds of food


COOKBOOK Defined for Kids

cookbook

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noun cook·book \ˈku̇k-ˌbu̇k\

Definition of cookbook for Students

  1. :  a book of recipes and directions for the preparation of food



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