What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?


[koo k-stohv] /ˈkʊkˌstoʊv/
a wood- or coal-burning stove for use in cooking.
Origin of cookstove
1805-15; cook1 + stove1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for cookstove
  • It has an iron cookstove, a table against one wall and three or four handmade chairs of wood.
  • It is heated by a cookstove that can use wood or propane.
  • It has no mattresses, cookstove, or cooking utensils.
  • There is a propane cookstove, with oven, and two propane lights supplied by a large propane tank outside.
  • Renters should bring their own bedding, cookware, flashlights and cookstove.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cookstove

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cookstove

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for cookstove