Origin of epicure
Examples from the Web for epicure
The epicure, like the diplomatist, is the one who knows how to wait.Her Royal Highness Woman|Max O'Rell
He looked at the Dog-Wolf with the eye of an epicure; what miserable eating his thin carcass would make.The Outcasts|W. A. Fraser
This fish is an excellent and nutritious article of food, and would be highly prized by the epicure.
An easy life begets luxury, and among fruit-eaters the parrot has become an epicure.Concerning Animals and Other Matters|E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
I remember the time when, for a woman, I was almost an epicure, and now I can swallow Mohammed's dinners with positive relish.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens