What does cuisine mean?

Definitions for cuisinekwɪˈzin

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cuisine.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cuisine, culinary art(noun)

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


  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

  3. Origin: [F., fr. L. coquina kitchen, fr. coquere to cook. See Kitchen.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cuisine

    kwe-zēn′, n. a kitchen or cooking department: cookery.—n. Cuisin′ier, a cook. [Fr. (It. cucina)—L. coquinacoquĕre, to cook.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cuisine in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cuisine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marie Anne:

    Mauritian cuisine is made with love, with knowledge, we put everything into our food.

  2. Julie Lau:

    We take different flavors from Chinese cuisine, combine them and create an original flavor.

  3. Ferida Avdibegovic:

    It must be good, this is a great idea, it promotes our cookery, our cuisine and our country.

  4. Brandon Hensinger:

    I didn't know anything about Chilean cuisine, but I liked Borago so much that I ate there two nights in a row.

  5. Claus Henriksen:

    I try to create a cuisine that reflects the nature surrounding us, it should represent this very moment in time.

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