gastronomy

[ ga-stron-uh-mee ]
/ gæˈstrɒn ə mi /

noun

the art or science of good eating.
a style of cooking or eating.

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Origin of gastronomy

1805–15; <French gastronomie<Greek gastronómia.See gastro-, -nomy

OTHER WORDS FROM gastronomy

gas·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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British Dictionary definitions for gastronomy

gastronomy
/ (ɡæsˈtrɒnəmɪ) /

noun

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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