Apician
Apician A*pi"cian, a. [L. Apicianus.] Belonging to Apicius, a notorious Roman epicure; hence applied to whatever is peculiarly refined or dainty and expensive in cookery. --H. Rogers. [1913 Webster]

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  • apician — api·cian …   English syllables

  • apician — əˈpishən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin apicianus, from Marcus Gavius Apicius fl A.D. 14 37 Roman epicure + Latin anus an : befitting Apicius; specifically : epicurean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vinidarius — (fl. 5th century AD) was the compiler of a small collection of cooking recipes, preserved in a single 8th‑century uncial manuscript, claiming to be excerpts from the recipes of Apicius. There is in fact very little overlap with the Apician manual …   Wikipedia

  • gluttonous — Synonyms and related words: Apician, a bit much, abandoned, all devouring, bibulous, bolting, boundless, cannibal, cannibalistic, carnivorous, commensal, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, dietetic, dining, eating, edacious, egregious, enormous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gobbling — Synonyms and related words: Apician, a hog for, acquisitive, all devouring, avaricious, avid, bolting, bottomless, coveting, covetous, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, devouring, edacious, esurient, glutting, gluttonizing, gluttonous, gorging,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • greedy — Synonyms and related words: Apician, a hog for, acquiring, acquisitive, all devouring, ambitious for self, autistic, avaricious, avid, bolting, bottomless, careerist, close, cormorant, coveting, covetous, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, craving,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hoggish — Synonyms and related words: Apician, a hog for, acquisitive, all devouring, asinine, avaricious, avid, beastly, bolting, bottomless, bovid, bovine, caprid, caprine, coveting, covetous, cowish, cowlike, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, deerlike,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insatiable — Synonyms and related words: Apician, a hog for, acquisitive, all devouring, avaricious, avid, bolting, bottomless, clamorous, coveting, covetous, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, crying, demanding, devouring, edacious, esurient, exigent, glutting …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intemperate — Synonyms and related words: Apician, a bit much, abandoned, acute, all devouring, bibacious, bibulous, bitter, bolting, boundless, brutal, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, cutting, dissipative, drastic, drunken, easy come, easy go, edacious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • omnivorous — Synonyms and related words: Apician, a hog for, acquisitive, all devouring, avaricious, avid, bolting, bottomless, cannibal, cannibalistic, carnivorous, commensal, coveting, covetous, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, devouring, dietetic, dining,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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