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cuisine

[kwi-zeen] /kwɪˈzin/
noun
1.
a style or quality of cooking; cookery:
Italian cuisine; This restaurant has an excellent cuisine.
2.
Archaic. the kitchen or culinary department of a house, hotel, etc.
Origin of cuisine
1475-1485
1475-85; < French: literally, kitchen < Vulgar Latin *cocīna, for Latin coquīna; see kitchen
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  • It's a soupy, creamy street food that's recently entered the realm of haute cuisine.
  • There are few better ways to experience local cuisine and culture than with a walking food tour.
  • Now insects may become the next food frontier for space cuisine.
  • cuisine and dining traditions are emblematic of local culture.
  • Now it's easy to sample this intriguing cuisine at home.
  • He is also editing a textbook on the science of modern cuisine.
  • Insects figure into the traditional cuisine of many cultures.
  • Acceptance of lavender in cuisine varies, so start with the minimum, then taste before adding more.
  • The coconut has long been a staple of cuisine in tropical places.
  • Cafeteria cuisine can be forgettable-but the people you dine with can make lunchtime a savory experience.
British Dictionary definitions for cuisine

cuisine

/kwɪˈziːn/
noun
1.
a style or manner of cooking: French cuisine
2.
the food prepared by a restaurant, household, etc
Word Origin
C18: from French, literally: kitchen, from Late Latin coquīna, from Latin coquere to cook
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Word Origin and History for cuisine
n.

1786, from French cuisine "style of cooking," originally "kitchen, cooking, cooked food" (12c.), from Late Latin cocina, earlier coquina "kitchen," from Latin coquere "to cook" (see cook (n.)).

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