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gastronomy

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

1805–15; < French gastronomie < Greek gastronómia. See gastro-, -nomy
Related formsgas·tro·nom·ic [gas-truh-nom-ik] /ˌgæs trəˈnɒm ɪk/, gas·tro·nom·i·cal, adjectivegas·tro·nom·i·cal·ly, adverb
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  • I reflected that, gastronomically, Master Paul had probably enjoyed himself better than ourselves.

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British Dictionary definitions for gastronomically

gastronomy

noun
  1. the art of good eating
  2. the type of cookery of a particular regionthe gastronomy of Provence
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Word Origin

C19: from French gastronomie, from Greek gastronomia, from gastēr stomach; see -nomy
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Word Origin and History for gastronomically

gastronomy

n.

1814, from French gastronomie, coined 1800 by Joseph de Berchoux (1762-1838) as title of poem on good living, after Gastrologia, title of a now-lost poem of antiquity, quoted by Athenaeus (see gastrology). Berchoux's word is from gaster + nomos "arranging, regulating." Related: Gastronomer.

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