Ep`i*cu*re"an [L. Epicureus, Gr. : cf. 'epicurien.]

1.

Pertaining to Epicurus, or following his philosophy.

"The sect Epicurean."

Milton.

2.

Given to luxury; adapted to luxurious tastes; luxurious; pertaining to good eating.

Courses of the most refined and epicurean dishes. Prescott.

Epicurean philosophy. See Atomic philosophy, under Atomic.

 

© Webster 1913.


Ep`i*cu*re"an, n.

1.

A follower or Epicurus.

2.

One given to epicurean indulgence.

 

© Webster 1913.

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