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Brillat-Savarin

[bree-ya-sa-va-ran]
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noun
  1. Anthelme [ahn-telm] /ɑ̃ˈtɛlm/, 1755–1826, French jurist, writer, and gastronome.
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Historical Examples

  • "I was in the drawing-room, enjoying my dinner," said Brillat-Savarin, beginning an anecdote.

    The Devil's Dictionary

    Ambrose Bierce

  • "He had eaten; he had not dined," to adopt the distinction of Brillat-Savarin.

    The Mark Of Cain

    Andrew Lang

  • This quip has been wrongfully attributed to Brillat-Savarin.

    All About Coffee

    William H. Ukers

  • None more than Brillat-Savarin has carried the fame of Bresse abroad.

  • Since Brillat-Savarin it has been the fashion for magistrates to be epicures.

    The Companions of Jehu

    Alexandre Dumas, pre


British Dictionary definitions for brillat-savarin

Brillat-Savarin

noun
  1. Anthelme (ɑ̃tɛlm). 1755–1826, French lawyer and gourmet; author of Physiologie du Goût (1825)
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