- The definition of culinary is something related to food or cooking.
An example of something that would be described as culinary is your skill in cooking.
- of the kitchen
- of cooking
- suitable for or used in cooking
Origin: Late Latin culinarius ; from Classical Latin culina, kitchen ; from base of coquere, cook
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Origin: Latin culīnārius, from culīna, kitchen; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.
- cuˌli·narˈi·ly adverb