haute cuisine

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noun haute cui·sine \ˌōt-kwi-ˈzēn\

Definition of haute cuisine

  1. :  artful or elaborate cuisine; especially :  traditionally elaborate French cuisine

Origin and Etymology of haute cuisine

French, literally, high cooking


First Known Use: 1928


HAUTE CUISINE Defined for English Language Learners

haute cuisine

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noun haute cui·sine \ˌōt-kwi-ˈzēn\

Definition of haute cuisine for English Language Learners

  • : cooking that is done in a very skillful and complicated way



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