This term is a noun.

Etimology of Kitchen

(You may find kitchen at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

room in which food is cooked, part of a building fitted out for cooking, c. 1200, from Old English cycene “kitchen,” from Proto-Germanic *kokina (source also of Middle Dutch cökene, Old High German chuhhina, German Küche, Danish kjØkken), probably borrowed from Vulgar Latin *cocina (source also of French cuisine, Spanish cocina), a variant of Latin coquina “kitchen,” from femenine of coquinus “of cooks,” from coquus “cook,” from coquere “to cook” (see cook; this term is also a noun.). The Old English word might be directly from Vulgar Latin. Kitchen cabinet “informal but powerful set of advisors” is American English slang, 1832, originally in reference to administration of President Andrew Jackson. Kitchen midden (1863) in archaeology translates Danish kjØkken mØdding. Surname Kitchener (“one employed in or supervising a (monastic) kitchen”) is from early 14c.






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