- 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.
culinary definition by Webster's New World
- 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
culinary definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin culīnārius, from culīna, kitchen; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.
- cuˌli·narˈi·ly adverb