Ep"i*cure (?), n. [L. Epicurus, Gr. , a famous Greek philosopher, who has been regarded, but erroneously, as teaching a doctrine of refined voluptuousness.]
A follower of Epicurus; an Epicurean.
One devoted to dainty or luxurious sensual enjoyments, esp. to the luxuries of the table.
Syn. -- Voluptuary; sensualist.
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