cuisine etymology

French word cuisine comes from Proto-Indo-European *pekʷ-, and later Proto-Italic *kʷekʷō (To cook.)

Detailed word origin of cuisine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pekʷ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷekʷō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To cook.
coquere Latin (lat)
coquus Latin (lat) A cook; person who makes food.
coquinus Latin (lat) Cook's. Of or pertaining to the kitchen.
coquinus Late Latin (LL)
*cocīna Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
cuisine Old French (fro)
cuisine French (fra) Cuisine. Kitchen.

Words with the same origin as cuisine

Descendants of *pekʷ-
abricot autocuiseur biscotto biscuit charcuterie coction cocuit coq cuire cuisiner cuisinier cuisinière cuisson cuit cuites culinaire curry précoce queux