Definition of epicure noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈepɪkjʊə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈepɪkjʊr//
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a person who enjoys food and drink of high quality and knows a lot about it Word Originlate Middle English (denoting a disciple of Epicurus (341-270 BC), the Greek philosopher): via medieval Latin from Greek Epikouros ‘Epicurus’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: epicure