The definition of Epicurean is followers of the philosopher Epicurus, who encouraged avoidance of pain and rejected the idea that the Gods were involved with human life, or it is someone devoted to the enjoyment of food and drink.(adjective)
See Epicurean in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME Epicurien < L Epicureus < Gr Epikoureios < Epikouros
See Epicurean in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English Epicurien
Origin: , from Epicure; see epicure.
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