gastronomy

noun gas·tron·o·my \ ga-ˈsträ-nə-mē \

Definition of gastronomy

1 :the art or science of good eating
2 :culinary customs or style
  • Chinese gastronomy

gastronomic

play \ˌga-strə-ˈnä-mik\ or less commonly gastronomical play \ˌga-strə-ˈnä-mi-kəl\ adjective

gastronomically

play \ˌga-strə-ˈnä-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of gastronomy in a Sentence

  1. books about wine tasting and gastronomy

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Origin and Etymology of gastronomy

French gastronomie, from Greek Gastronomia, title of a 4th century bc. poem, from gastro- gastr- + -nomia -nomy


GASTRONOMY Defined for English Language Learners

gastronomy

noun

Definition of gastronomy for English Language Learners

  • : the art or activity of cooking and eating fine food



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