Origin of gastronomyFrench gastronomie, after Classical Greek Gastronomia, poem by Archestratus (4th circa ): see gastro- and -nomy
- The art or science of good eating.
- A style of cooking, as of a particular region.
Origin of gastronomyFrench gastronomie from Greek gastronomiā gastro- gastro- -nomiā -nomy
(usually uncountable, plural gastronomies)
From French gastronomie, from Ancient Greek γαστρονομία (gastronómia), from γαστήρ (gastér, “stomach”) and νόμος (nómos, “knowledge, law”). Surface analysis is gastro- (“cooking”) + -nomy (“a system of rules or laws about a particular field”).