Origin of epicurean
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NYC is having its worst year in restaurant closures, and only one thing is certain: its epicurean reign is in trouble.
Forget the beach, have an epicurean adventure this summer at one of America's excellent food festivals.
Barbie Latza Nadeau on the unforgiving world of epicurean rankings.
DeVoto and Child were two epicurean explorers who were able to create a window into the current American food scene.
Once an epicurean, caviar-flecked deviled egg emerges on a menu on South Beach, it will be widely copied throughout the nation.
Sensual pleasures were restored to the rank they held in the Epicurean philosophy.
In the case of amber, since there is another different method of attracting, the Epicurean atoms cannot fit one another in shape.On the magnet, magnetick bodies also, and on the great magnet the earth|William Gilbert of Colchester
History would have opened to the Epicurean poet a new dimension of nature and a more varied spectacle of folly.Three Philosophical Poets|George Santayana
He was merely destructive of thought and epicurean in taste.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
A Stoic or Epicurean displays principles, which may not only be durable, but which have an effect on conduct and behaviour.
late 14c., "follower of the philosophical system of Epicurus;" 1570s, "one devoted to pleasure," from Old French Epicurien, or from epicure + -ian. As an adjective, attested from 1580s in the philosophical sense and 1640s with the meaning "pleasure-loving."