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culinary

[ kyoo-luh-ner-ee, kuhl-uh- ]
/ ˈkyu ləˌnɛr i, ˈkʌl ə- /
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adjective
of, relating to, or used in cooking or the kitchen.
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Origin of culinary

1630–40; <Latin culīnārius of the kitchen, equivalent to culīn(a) kitchen, food + -ārius-ary

OTHER WORDS FROM culinary

cu·li·nar·i·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for culinary

culinary
/ (ˈkʌlɪnərɪ) /

adjective
of, relating to, or used in the kitchen or in cookery

Derived forms of culinary

culinarily, adverb

Word Origin for culinary

C17: from Latin culīna kitchen
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