cookery

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noun cook·ery \ ˈku̇-k(ə-)rē \

Definition of cookery

plural cookeries
1 :the art or practice of cooking
2 :an establishment for cooking

Examples of cookery in a Sentence

  1. the basics of fish cookery

  2. tacos represented my introduction to Mexican cookery

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First Known Use of cookery

14th century

cookery Synonyms

Synonyms
cooking, cuisine
Related Words
haute cuisine; gastronomy

COOKERY Defined for English Language Learners

cookery

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noun

Definition of cookery for English Language Learners

  • : the art or activity of cooking food



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