Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Elaborate or skillfully prepared food, especially that of France.
  • noun The characteristic style of preparing such food.

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  • noun Refined cookery, especially when practiced as an art form.

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  • noun (French) an elaborate and skillful manner of preparing food

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French : haute, feminine of haut, high, elegant + cuisine, cooking.]

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From French haute ("high") + cuisine ("cookery")

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