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noun 
  1. Instructions for making or preparing food dishes.
  2. Any mixture instructions.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: recept
  • French: recette
  • German: Rezept , Kochrezept
  • Italian: ricetta
  • Spanish: receta
Etymology: From Latin recipere ("to receive"). First used by physicians when writing prescriptions or instructions for mixing a medicine. Later it was extended to writing down instructions on making food dishes.


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