a style or quality of cooking; cookery: Italian cuisine; This restaurant has an excellent cuisine.
Archaic. the kitchen or culinary department of a house, hotel, etc.

1475–85; < French: literally, kitchen < Vulgar Latin *cocīna, for Latin coquīna; see kitchen Unabridged
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cuisine (kwɪˈziːn)
1.  a style or manner of cooking: French cuisine
2.  the food prepared by a restaurant, household, etc
[C18: from French, literally: kitchen, from Late Latin coquīna, from Latin coquere to cook]

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Word Origin & History

1786, from Fr. cuisine, lit. "kitchen," from L.L. cocina, earlier coquina "kitchen," from L. coquere "to cook" (see cook (n.)).
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And non-guests may choose to sample some of the world cuisines on offer.
Reading fiction and exploring cuisines of different sorts.
Because cilantro is used in a variety of cuisines around the world to mask
  smells, as well as to add distinctive flavors.
Within any broad family of cuisines one must acknowledge both the unity and
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