Definition of culinary adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkʌlɪnəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌlɪneri//
[only before noun](formal)
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connected with cooking or food culinary skills Savour the culinary delights of Mexico. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin culinarius, from culina ‘kitchen’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: culinary