sumptuary

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adjective sump·tu·ary \ˈsəm(p)-chə-ˌwer-ē\

Definition of sumptuary

  1. 1 :  relating to personal expenditures and especially to prevent extravagance and luxury conservative sumptuary tastes — John Cheever

  2. 2 :  designed to regulate extravagant expenditures or habits especially on moral or religious grounds sumptuary laws sumptuary tax

Origin and Etymology of sumptuary

Latin sumptuarius, from sumptus expense, from sumere to take, spend — more at consume

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