nonculinary

adjective

non·​cu·​li·​nary ˌnän-ˈkə-lə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce nonculinary (audio)
-ˈkyü-,
-ˈkü-
: 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

Examples of nonculinary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each episode is full of fun facts, cooking tips, and warm nonculinary life lessons. Helen Rosner, The New Yorker, 16 Mar. 2021 In fact, most are impressively accomplished in other, nonculinary fields. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 22 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonculinary was in 1859

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“Nonculinary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonculinary. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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