Epicurean

Definition of Epicurean

Ep`i`cu`re´an
a.1.Pertaining to Epicurus, or following his philosophy.
2.Given to luxury; adapted to luxurious tastes; luxurious; pertaining to good eating.
Courses of the most refined and epicurean dishes.
- Prescott.
Epicurean philosophy
See Atomic philosophy, under Atomic.
n.1.A follower or Epicurus.
2.One given to epicurean indulgence.

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