cookery book

cookbook

[kook-book]
noun
a book containing recipes and instructions for cooking.
Also, British, cookery book.


Origin:
1800–10, Americanism; cook1 + book

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cookery book or cookbook (ˈkʊkˌbʊk)
 
n
a book containing recipes and instructions for cooking
 
cookbook or cookbook
 
n

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cookery book

collection of recipes, instructions, and information about the preparation and serving of foods. At its best, a cookbook is also a chronicle and treasury of the fine art of cooking, an art whose masterpieces-created only to be consumed-would otherwise be lost

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