cookstove

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Etymology[edit]

cook +‎ stove

Noun[edit]

cookstove (plural cookstoves)

  1. A stove used for cooking, especially a primitive kind heated by burning wood, charcoal, dung, etc.
    • 2009 January 27, Henry Fountain, “Study Pinpoints the Main Source of Asia’s Brown Cloud”, New York Times:
      The findings suggest that controls on agricultural burning and improvements in cookstove technology to allow for more complete combustion could make as much of a difference, if not more, in lightening the skies over South Asia as efforts to restrict cars or build cleaner-burning power plants.

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