from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A characteristic manner or style of preparing food: Spanish cuisine.
- n. Food; fare.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a characteristic style of preparing food, often associated with a place of origin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The kitchen or cooking department.
- n. Manner or style of cooking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kitchen.
- n. The culinary department of a house, hotel, etc., including the cooks.
- n. The manner or style of cooking; cookery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
French, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *cocīna, variant of Latin coquīna, kitchen, cookery, from coquere, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowed from French cuisine ("cooking, culinary art, kitchen"). More details: see there. (Wiktionary)