Definition of batterie de cuisine in English:

batterie de cuisine

Line breaks: bat|terie de cuis|ine
Pronunciation: /batəˌriː də kwɪˈziːn


  • The apparatus or set of utensils for serving or preparing a meal: the last word in attractive batterie de cuisine [count noun]: a batterie de cuisine worthy of a good-size restaurant
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    • 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.


French, '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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