English word recipe comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Latin re-.
Recipe detailed word origin explanation
|capio || Latin (lat) ||I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on. |
|re- || Latin (lat) ||Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards. |
|receptus || Latin (lat) ||Retreat (falling back). |
|récipé || Middle French (frm) || |
|recipe || English (eng) ||(medicine, archaic) A formula for preparing or using a medicine; a prescription; also, a medicine prepared from such instructions. [from 16th c.]. A set of conditions and parameters of an industrial process to obtain a given result.. Any set of instructions for preparing a mixture of ingredients. [from 17th c.]. By extension, a plan or procedure to obtain a given end result. [from 17th c.]. [...] |
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