What does cuisine mean?

Definitions for cuisine
kwɪˈzincui·sine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cuisine, culinary artnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. cuisinenoun

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

    Etymology: From cuisine, from cocina, dissimilation of coquina, from coquo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cuisinenoun

    the kitchen or cooking department

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

  2. Cuisinenoun

    manner or style of cooking

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

Freebase

  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.]

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  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

Examples of cuisine in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Farmers especially marginal are simply the best to admire and probably next comes poor street vendors selling vegetables & fruits and then are food outlets who serve delectable , hygienic vegetarian cuisine at an affordable price that is comfortable to the pocket of the majority of the population.

  2. Ken LaGrande:

    California's rice growing regions are the same latitude as Korea and Japan. So we all grow the same kind of rice -- medium grain and short grain -- that's popular in Chinese, Japanese and Korean cuisine, but Chinese consumers, who eat rice every day, will now have more choice with Sun Valley Rice.

  3. Ichiro Kubota:

    Our menu is not 100 % authentic, it is something mixed with what I learned in France and in London, of course I studied as a Japanese chef since I graduated from my university and of course I'm still a Japanese chef but I am using a bit of techniques of French cuisine also... you can see something French but in your mouth you can feel something Japanese.

  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. Joan Roca:

    Our cuisine is local, but our inspiration is global, there are dishes that are inspired by other cultures but it's important that the ingredients are seasonal and local.

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