noun gas·tro·nome \ˈgas-trə-ˌnōm\

Definition of GASTRONOME

:  a lover of good food; especially :  one with a serious interest in gastronomy

Examples of GASTRONOME

  1. <gastronomes from all over make the pilgrimage to this temple of haute cuisine>


French, back-formation from gastronomie
First Known Use: 1823

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel


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