Etymology
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gastronome (n.)

"a judge of the arts of cookery," 1823, from French gastronome, a back-formation from gastronomie (see gastronomy). Alternative gastronomer is recorded from 1820.

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Definitions of gastronome

gastronome (n.)
a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink);
Synonyms: epicure / gourmet / bon vivant / epicurean / foodie
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