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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.

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