recipe

[14] Recipe originated as the imperative form of Latin recipere ‘receive, take’ (source of English receive). It was commonly used in Latin, reciprocal 416 and occasionally English, lists of ingredients for medicines and dishes (as in ‘Take three eggs …’), and by the end of the 16th century it was being applied to the medical formulae themselves. Its modern gastronomic sense did not emerge until the mid-18th century. => RECEIVE
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   The word comes direct from Latin, in which it is the order 'take!,' from the verb recipere, 'to receive.' It was originally used for the formula of a medical prescription, and passed to cooking only in the 18th century.

The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins. 2013.

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  • Recipe — Rec i*pe (r[e^]s [i^]*p[ e]), n.; pl. {Recipes} (r[e^]s [i^]*p[=e]z). [L., imperative of recipere to take back, take in, receive. See {Receive}.] A formulary or prescription for making some combination, mixture, or preparation of materials; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recipe — (n.) 1580s, medical prescription, from M.Fr. récipé, from L. recipe take!, imperative of recipere to take (see RECEIVE (Cf. receive)); word written by physicians at the head of prescriptions. Meaning instructions for preparing food first recorded …   Etymology dictionary

  • recipe — (izg. rȅcipe) DEFINICIJA med. uzmi, primi, stavi (na liječničkim receptima, kratica R, Rs ili Rp) ETIMOLOGIJA vidi recept …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • recipe — ► NOUN 1) a list of ingredients and instructions for preparing a dish. 2) something likely to lead to a particular outcome: a recipe for disaster. ORIGIN Latin, receive! (originally used as an instruction in medical prescriptions) …   English terms dictionary

  • Recĭpe — (lat.), nimm, s. u. Recept …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Recĭpe — (lat.), nimm auf Rezepten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Recipe — Recĭpe (lat., abgekürzt rc., rec.), nimm! (auf Rezepten) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Recipe — Recipe, lat., s. Receptirkunst; Recipiend, Aufzunehmender. Recipient, Aufnehmer; in der Chemie und Physik die Vorlage, ein Gefäß, in welchem sich bei der Destillation, Sublimation und Gasentwicklung die ausgeschiedene Substanz sammeln soll …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • recipe — index system Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recipe — / rɛtʃipe/ v. lat. [imperat. di recipere, propr. prendi ], usato in ital. come s.m. invar., non com. [prescrizione medica] ▶◀ prescrizione, ricetta …   Enciclopedia Italiana

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