cuisinier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French cuisinier

Noun[edit]

cuisinier (plural cuisiniers)

  1. (dated) A cook or chef, especially in French contexts.
    • 1859, Thomas William J. Connolly, The Romance of the Ranks
      The servants, though much amused at my appearance, pitied me, while the cuisinier, doing his best to soothe me, made clear the reason of the disturbance.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cuisine +‎ -ier, possibly corresponding to a Vulgar Latin *cocīnārius, from Latin coquīnārius, from coquīna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɥi.zi.nje/
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Noun[edit]

cuisinier m (plural cuisiniers, feminine cuisinière)

  1. cook; chef (someone who cooks)
    Mon père est un bon cuisinier. - My father is a good cook.

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