cookbook

[ koo k-boo k ]
/ ˈkʊkˌbʊk /

noun

a book containing recipes and instructions for cooking.
Also British, cookery book.

Origin of cookbook

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; cook1 + book
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cookbook


n.

1809, from cook + book (n.). Earlier was cookery book (1630s).

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