cultivator of the palate

  • 1 gourmet — n. [Fr.] Epicure, refined feeder, cultivator of the palate, connoisseur of the cooking art …

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  • 2 gourmand — n. [Written also but less commonly Gormand.] 1. Glutton, gormandizer, belly god, belly slave, greedy gut, high liver, excessive eater. 2. Epicure, cultivator of the palate, connoisseur of cookery, gourmet …

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  • 3 Oyster — For other uses, see Oyster (disambiguation). Crassostrea gigas from the Marennes Oléron basin in France The word oyster is used as a common name for a number of distinct groups of bivalve molluscs which live in marine or brackish habitats. The… …

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