noun directions for making something
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 receipt; especially, a prescription for medicine.
now esp. a prescription (set of directions) for preparing food
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