culinary

adjective cu·li·nary \ ˈkə-lə-ˌner-ē , ˈkyü- , ˈkü- \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of culinary

:of or relating to the kitchen or cookery
  • culinary arts
  • culinary recipes
  • culinary schools

culinarily

play \ˌkə-lə-ˈner-ə-lē, ˌkyü-, ˌkü-\ adverb

Examples of culinary in a Sentence

  1. They serve a variety of culinary delights.

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Origin and Etymology of culinary

Latin culinarius, from culina kitchen — more at kiln


CULINARY Defined for English Language Learners

culinary

adjective

Definition of culinary for English Language Learners

  • : used in or relating to cooking


CULINARY Defined for Kids

culinary

adjective cu·li·nary \ ˈkə-lə-ˌner-ē , ˈkyü- \

Definition of culinary for Students

:of or relating to the kitchen or cooking
  • culinary skills


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