gastronomy

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noun gas·tron·o·my \ga-ˈsträ-nə-mē\

Definition of gastronomy

  1. 1 :  the art or science of good eating

  2. 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

Origin and Etymology of gastronomy

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


First Known Use: 1814


GASTRONOMY Defined for English Language Learners

gastronomy

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noun gas·tron·o·my \ga-ˈsträ-nə-mē\

Definition of gastronomy for English Language Learners

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



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