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 Ep’icure (3 syl.).Epicu’ros. (Latin form, Epicurus.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Epicure’an.
 
Carnal; sensual; pertaining to good eating and drinking. (See EPICUROS.)   1
   T. Moore has a prose romance entitled The Epicurean.   2
       
“Epicurean cooks
       
Sharpen with cloyless sauce his appetite.”
       
Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra, ii. 1.
 


 Ep’icure (3 syl.).Epicu’ros. (Latin form, Epicurus.) 

 
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