cuisine

noun cui·sine \ kwi-ˈzēn , kwē- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of cuisine

: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.

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Origin and Etymology of cuisine

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

cuisine Synonyms

Synonyms
cooking, cookery
Related Words
haute cuisine; gastronomy

CUISINE Defined for English Language Learners

cuisine

noun

Definition of cuisine for English Language Learners

  • : a style of cooking

  • : food that is cooked in a particular way



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