haute cuisine

[ oht kwi-zeen; French oht kwee-zeen ]
/ ˌoʊt kwɪˈzin; French oʊt kwiˈzin /

noun

fine or gourmet cooking; food preparation as an art.

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Origin of haute cuisine

From French
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British Dictionary definitions for haute cuisine

haute cuisine
/ French (ot kwizin) /

noun

high-class cooking

Word Origin for haute cuisine

literally: high cookery
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