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culinary

[kyoo-luh-ner-ee, kuhl-uh-] /ˈkyu ləˌnɛr i, ˈkʌl ə-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or used in cooking or the kitchen.
Origin of culinary
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin culīnārius of the kitchen, equivalent to culīn(a) kitchen, food + -ārius -ary
Related forms
culinarily, adverb
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culinary

/ˈkʌlɪnərɪ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or used in the kitchen or in cookery
Derived Forms
culinarily, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin culīna kitchen
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Word Origin and History for culinary
adj.

1630s, "of the kitchen," from Latin culinarius "pertaining to the kitchen," from culina "kitchen, food" (see kiln). Meaning "of cookery" is from 1650s.

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