culinary

adjective
cu·​li·​nary | \ ˈkə-lə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce culinary (audio) , ˈkyü- How to pronounce culinary (audio) , ˈkü- How to pronounce culinary (audio) \

Definition of culinary

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

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Other Words from culinary

culinarily \ ˌkə-​lə-​ˈner-​ə-​lē How to pronounce culinarily (audio) , ˌkyü-​ , ˌkü-​ \ adverb

Examples of culinary in a Sentence

They serve a variety of culinary delights.

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Industrial brine also involves salt, but is far more dangerous than its culinary cousin. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "We Might Finally Be Able to Safely Drink Salt Water," 8 May 2019 The series, which kicks off today with Koslow’s event, will donate a portion of the proceeds to Women In Hospitality United, a non-profit group that aims to foster and support women talent across the culinary and related industries. Noor Brara, Vogue, "How a Woman-Led Dinner Series, and the Country’s Best Chefs, Are Changing the Culinary Status Quo," 2 Apr. 2019 Next comes lunch in a bistro called Bronx Brasserie, erected especially for the occasion, with a menu courtesy of the culinary collective Ghetto Gastro. Lynn Yaeger, Vogue, "Cartier Celebrates Its Latest Collection With a Lavish Parisian Fete," 19 Apr. 2019 It’s time to get to know this wonderful fruit (which, like a tomato, is considered a vegetable from a culinary perspective). Ellie Krieger, The Seattle Times, "Move over, quinoa. Kvass and celtuce are the hot new health foods," 12 Apr. 2019 The website is to Web design what McDonald's is to the culinary arts. Brennan Kilbane, Allure, "A Comprehensive Guide to the SkincareAddiction Subreddit," 5 Apr. 2019 For a fruit salad, herbs such as mint, basil and culinary lavender work well. Becky Krystal, The Seattle Times, "How to take your fruit salad from boring to brilliant," 17 July 2018 His culinary work also was featured on Lifetime TV, Marilyn Freeman said. Francine Knowles, Daily Southtown, "South Holland man has recipe for pastry success," 10 Apr. 2018 Super VIP, which includes a culinary tour with the chefs on Sept. 28, are $1,000 (only 20 tickets will be sold). Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Southern Smoke tickets on sale July 10 at noon," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of culinary

1638, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for culinary

Latin culinarius, from culina kitchen — more at kiln

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culinary

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of culinary

: used in or relating to cooking

culinary

adjective
cu·​li·​nary | \ ˈkə-lə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce culinary (audio) , ˈkyü-\

Kids Definition of culinary

: of or relating to the kitchen or cooking culinary skills

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