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gastronomy definition

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This page has two definitions of gastronomy in English. Gastronomy is a noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

An array of food at a Swedish smorgasbord

Etymology

From French gastronomie, from Ancient Greek γαστρονομία (gastronomía), from γαστήρ (gastḗr, stomach) + νόμος (nómos, knowledge, law); analysable as gastro- (cooking) +‎ -nomy (a system of rules or laws about a particular field).

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Noun

gastronomy (usually uncountable, plural gastronomies)

  1. The art of preparing and eating good food.
  2. The study of the relationship between food and culture.

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