cuisine

[ kwi-zeen ]
/ kwɪˈzin /

noun

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.

Origin of cuisine

1475–85; < French: literally, kitchen < Vulgar Latin *cocīna, for Latin coquīna; see kitchen
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cuisine
/ (kwɪˈziːn) /

noun

a style or manner of cookingFrench cuisine
the food prepared by a restaurant, household, etc

Word Origin for cuisine

C18: from French, literally: kitchen, from Late Latin coquīna, from Latin coquere to cook
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