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Meaning of epicurean

ep•i•cu•re•an

Pronunciation: (ep"i-kyoo-rē'un, -kyoor'ē-), [key]
— adj.
  1. fond of or adapted to luxury or indulgence in sensual pleasures; having luxurious tastes or habits, esp. in eating and drinking.
  2. fit for an epicure: epicurean delicacies.
  3. (cap.) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Epicurus or Epicureanism.
—n.
  1. an epicure.
  2. (cap.) a disciple of Epicurus.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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