Etymology
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Words related to kitchen

*pekw- 

Proto-Indo-European root meaning "to cook, ripen." 

It forms all or part of: apricot; biscuit; charcuterie; concoct; concoction; cook; cuisine; culinary; decoct; decoction; drupe; dyspepsia; dyspeptic; eupeptic; kiln; kitchen; peptic; peptide; peptone; precocious; pumpkin; ricotta; terra-cotta.

It is the hypothetical source of/evidence for its existence is provided by: Sanskrit pakvah "cooked, ripe;" Avestan -paka- "cooked;" Greek peptein "to cook, ripen, digest," pepon "ripe;" Latin coquere "to cook, prepare food, ripen, digest, turn over in the mind," Oscan popina "kitchen;" Lithuanian kepti "to bake, roast;" Old Church Slavonic pecenu "roasted;" Welsh poeth "cooked, baked, hot."

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kitch (n.)
colloquial shortening of kitchen, attested by 1919. Sometimes also an erroneous spelling of kitsch.
kitchenette (n.)
1905, American English, a hybrid from kitchen + -ette.
kitchenry (n.)
c. 1600, "body of servants in a kitchen," from kitchen + -ery. From 1883 as "utensils for cooking."