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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


French : haute, feminine of haut, high, elegant + cuisine, cooking.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French haute ("high") + cuisine ("cookery") (Wiktionary)


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