cuisine

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noun cui·sine \kwi-ˈzēn, kwē-\

Definition of cuisine

  1. :  manner of preparing food :  style of cooking a cooking method used in French cuisine; also :  the food prepared enjoys French cuisine

Examples of cuisine in a sentence

  1. a cooking method used in French cuisine

  2. a cuisine based on local ingredients

  3. This restaurant is famous for its spicy cuisine.

Origin and Etymology of cuisine

French, literally, kitchen, from Old French, from Late Latin coquina — more at kitchen


First Known Use: 1786


CUISINE Defined for English Language Learners

cuisine

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noun cui·sine \kwi-ˈzēn, kwē-\

Definition of cuisine for English Language Learners

  • : a style of cooking

  • : food that is cooked in a particular way



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