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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ep·i·cu·re·an /ˌɛpɪkjʊˈriən, ˈkjʊri-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ep·i·cu·re·an a.
 1. Pertaining to Epicurus, or following his philosophy. “The sect Epicurean.”
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ep·i·cu·re·an, n.
 1. A follower or Epicurus.
 2. One given to epicurean indulgence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of Epicurus or epicureanism; "Epicurean philosophy"
      2: devoted to pleasure; "a hedonic thrill"; "lives of unending
         hedonistic delight"; "epicurean pleasures" [syn: hedonic,
      3: furnishing gratification of the senses; "an epicurean
         banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal
         chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the
         remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a
         chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness" [syn: luxurious,
          sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous]
      n : a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially
          good food and drink) [syn: epicure, gourmet, gastronome,
           bon vivant, foodie]

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Epicurean, follower of Epicurus, i.e., of one who gives assistance