Kitchen meaning

kĭchən
The definition of kitchen is a room or area a home or building where food is cooked or prepared.

An example of a kitchen is the room in your home that has a stove, refrigerator and cabinets for storing food.

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A room or an area equipped for preparing and cooking food.
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A room or place or the equipment for the preparation and cooking of food.
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A style of cooking; cuisine.

A restaurant with a fine French kitchen.

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A staff that prepares, cooks, and serves food.
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A staff that cooks and serves food.
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A surname​.
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Origin of kitchen

  • Middle English kichene from Old English cycene probably from Vulgar Latin cocīna from Late Latin coquīna from feminine of Latin coquīnus of cooking from coquus cook from coquere to cook pekw- in Indo-European roots

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