Origin: ME quiture < OFr cuiture, cooking < L coctura < pp. of coquere, to cook
See quittor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English quiture
Origin: , perhaps from Old French, act of boiling
Origin: , from Latin coctūra, boiling liquid
Origin: , from coctus
Origin: , past participle of coquere, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.