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epicurean

adjective ep·i·cu·re·an \ˌe-pi-ky-ˈrē-ən, -ˈkyr-ē-\

: involving an appreciation of fine food and drink : of or relating to an epicure

Full Definition of EPICUREAN

1
capitalized :  of or relating to Epicurus or Epicureanism
2
:  of, relating to, or suited to an epicure

Examples of EPICUREAN

  1. a person of epicurean tastes

First Known Use of EPICUREAN

1586

Other Philosophy Terms

dialectic, dualism, epistemology, existentialism, metaphysics, ontology, sequitur, solipsism, transcendentalism

Epicurean

noun

Definition of EPICUREAN

1
:  a follower of Epicurus
2
often not capitalized :  epicure 2

First Known Use of EPICUREAN

14th century

Other Philosophy Terms

dialectic, dualism, epistemology, existentialism, metaphysics, ontology, sequitur, solipsism, transcendentalism

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