gastronomy

[ga-stron-uh-mee]
noun
1.
the art or science of good eating.
2.
a style of cooking or eating.

Origin:
1805–15; < French gastronomie < Greek gastronómia. See gastro-, -nomy

gastronomic [gas-truh-nom-ik] , gastronomical, adjective
gastronomically, adverb
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gastronomic or gastronomical (ˌɡæstrəˈnɒmɪk)
 
adj
of or relating to food and cookery, esp the art of good eating
 
gastronomical or gastronomical
 
adj
 
gastronomically or gastronomical
 
adv

gastronomy (ɡæsˈtrɒnəmɪ)
 
n
1.  the art of good eating
2.  the type of cookery of a particular region: the gastronomy of Provence
 
[C19: from French gastronomie, from Greek gastronomia, from gastēr stomach; see -nomy]

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Example sentences
Here, the gastronomic high notes become lifelong cravings.
But as sceptics point out, while such evidence certainly suggests a violent
  end, it does not necessarily mean a gastronomic one.
For all the gastronomic earnestness, the scene feels raw and energized.
But the holidays are traditionally the time for gastronomic overindulgence.
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