Culinary definition

kŭlə-nĕrē, kyo͝olə
Of or relating to a kitchen or to cookery.
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Of cooking.
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Of the kitchen.
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Suitable for or used in cooking.
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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.

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

Her culinary skills were excellent.

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Of, or relating to a kitchen.
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Origin of culinary

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

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

  • 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