Gastronomy definition

gă-strŏnə-mē
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The art or science of good eating.
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A style of cooking, as of a particular region.
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The art or science of good eating; epicurism.
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The study of the relationship between food and culture.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gastronomy
Plural:
gastronomies

Origin of gastronomy

  • French gastronomie from Greek gastronomiā gastro- gastro- -nomiā -nomy

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

  • 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”).

    From Wiktionary