[ ga-stron-uh-mee ]
/ gæˈstrɒn ə mi /
the art or science of good eating.
a style of cooking or eating.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gastronomygas·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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Example sentences from the Web for gastronomy
Gastronomically and aesthetically, he has a better time in Paris; but it is in Oxford that most of his ten interviewees live.
I reflected that, gastronomically, Master Paul had probably enjoyed himself better than ourselves.A Top-Floor Idyl|George van Schaick
British Dictionary definitions for gastronomy
/ (ɡæsˈtrɒnəmɪ) /
the art of good eating
the type of cookery of a particular regionthe gastronomy of Provence
Word Origin for gastronomy
C19: from French gastronomie, from Greek gastronomia, from gastēr stomach; see -nomy
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