culina etymology

Latin word culina comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₃p-ékʷ-, and later Proto-Italic *kʷekʷō (To cook.)

Detailed word origin of culina

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₃p-ékʷ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*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.
coco Latin (lat)
coquinus Latin (lat) Cook's. Of or pertaining to the kitchen.
coquinus Late Latin (LL)
culina Latin (lat) (by extension) food. Kitchen.