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1. having a desire and taste for sensuous luxury, especially in food and drink.
Lastly, add a gill [a quarter pint] of best cider vinegar; although, if you would have a dish yet better suited to please an epicurean palate, you may add a teaspoonful of made mustard and two tablespoonfuls of rich sweet cream.
2. suited to an epicure.
example: Although the chef designs epicurean meals for his clientele, he himself is happy dining on a simple omelette.
3. (cap.) of or pertaining to Epicurus or his belief in the importance of pleasure.
one who devotedly seeks luxurious pleasure; epicure.