nonculinary

adjective
non·cu·li·nary | \ˌnän-ˈkə-lə-ˌner-ē, -ˈkyü-, -ˈkü-\

Definition of nonculinary 

: not of or relating to the kitchen or cookery : not culinary Lime also has many nonculinary uses, including the manufacture of perfumes, suntan products, and cattlefeed …Encyclopedia of Foods

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In fact, most are impressively accomplished in other, nonculinary fields. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, "Cooking the food of the world, right here in S.A.," 22 Jan. 2018

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1859, in the meaning defined above

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