Epicurean

Carnal; sensual; pertaining to good eating and drinking. ( See Epicuros.) T. Moore has a prose romance entitled The Epicurean.

Epicurean cooks
Sharpen with cloyless sauce his appetite.

Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra, ii. 1.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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