Culinary Definition

kŭlə-nĕrē, kyo͝olə
Of the kitchen.
Webster's New World
Of cooking.
Webster's New World
Suitable for or used in cooking.
Webster's New World

Relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking.

Her culinary skills were excellent.

Origin of Culinary

  • Latin culina: kitchen. Old English, cyln: cooking. The first written appearance of culinary was in 1638, suggested to be reintroduced from classical Latin by 16th century humanists.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin culīnārius from culīna kitchen pekw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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