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Definition of gastronomy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gastronomy

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noun
BrE BrE//ɡæˈstrɒnəmi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡæˈstrɑːnəmi//
 
[uncountable] (formal) Crafts and skills
 
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the art and practice of cooking and eating good food See related entries: Crafts and skills Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French gastronomie, from Greek gastronomia, alteration of gastrologia (from gastro- from Greek gastēr, gastr- ‘stomach’ + -logy).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gastronomy