- of, relating to, or used in cooking or the kitchen.
Origin of culinary
1630–40; < Latin culīnārius of the kitchen, equivalent to culīn(a) kitchen, food + -ārius -ary
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Examples from the Web for culinarily
- of, relating to, or used in the kitchen or in cookery
C17: from Latin culīna kitchen
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Word Origin and History for culinarily
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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