Definition of batterie de cuisine in English:

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batterie de cuisine

Pronunciation: /baˌtrē də kwēˈzēn/


The apparatus or set of utensils for serving or preparing a meal.
Example sentences
  • But despite her ample gifts at the stove, she has one of the worst batterie de cuisine in New England.
  • Indeed, the world's greatest chefs have been coming here for their batteries de cuisine since 1820.
  • Our batterie de cuisine includes utilitarian products which are equally stunning alone or as part of a collection.


Late 18th century: French, literally 'set of equipment for the kitchen'. The sense of 'set' developed from the original meaning of 'collection of artillery equipment (for “beating” the enemy)'; see also battery.

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Syllabification: bat·te·rie de cui·sine

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