Definitions for cuisinekwɪˈzin

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a style or manner of cooking:

    Italian cuisine.

  2. the food prepared, as by a restaurant.

Origin of cuisine:

1475–85; < F: lit., kitchen < VL *cocīna, for L coquīna; see kitchen

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cuisine, culinary art(noun)

    the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cuisine(noun)ɪˈzin

    a style of cooking

    French/Italian/Indian cuisine


  1. cuisine(Noun)

    a characteristic style of preparing food, often associated with a place of origin

  2. Origin: From cuisine, from cocina, dissimilation of coquina, from coquo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cuisine(noun)

    the kitchen or cooking department

  2. Cuisine(noun)

    manner or style of cooking


  1. Cuisine

    Cuisine is a characteristic style of cooking practices and traditions, often associated with a specific culture. Cuisines are often named after the geographic areas or regions that they originate from. A cuisine is primarily influenced by the ingredients that are available locally or through trade. Religious food laws, such as Islamic dietary laws and Jewish dietary laws, can also exercise a strong influence on cuisine. Regional food preparation traditions, customs and ingredients often combine to create dishes unique to a particular region.

Translations for cuisine

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


style of cookery

French cuisine.

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