Origin of gastronome
Examples from the Web for gastronome
A gastronome of the old school who preserves the simple tastes and adheres to the natural diet of the pre-pork period.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce
The Parisian is without a rival as an epicure and a gastronome, and he associates no stigma with the epithet.Dumas' Paris|Francis Miltoun
In Sir Kenelm's receipts for cookery the gastronome would find something to amuse him, and more to arouse his horror.A Book about Doctors|John Cordy Jeaffreson
Well, the canon and his niece embarked on board the Gastronome, laden with all that could tempt or satisfy appetite.Luxury-Gluttony:|Eugne Sue
gastronomer (ɡæsˈtrɒnəmə) or gastronomist
1823, from French gastronome, a back-formation from gastronomie (see gastronomy). Alternative gastronomer is recorded from 1820.