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noun as in epicure

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Exceptional river rafting and hikes make Garfagnana a must-do for wilderness seekers, but the microregion is a little-known wonderland for adventurous gourmands too, who traipse between the hilltop towns, refueling at each stop.

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Today the AX-1 crew is preparing for the mission ahead, and—never mind their $55 million first class seats and their gourmand menu—they will be be working hard.

From Time

The researchers identified a plethora of fungal DNA in the South American birds’ feces, and found that the spores were likely still viable—in other words, the avian gourmands may help the truffles proliferate.

Fireworks shoot off in bright colors, swirling around the rodent gourmand who is learning to hone his palate.

From Eater

Local Bib Gourmand honorees were announced for San Diego on September 22, with the four-month-old Callie getting a nod along with Cesarina, Ciccia Osteria, Dija Mara, and Morning Glory.

From Eater

Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.

They gleefully bathe in fresh entrails; they rip the limbs off human bodies like a gourmand digging into a fresh lobster.

Or in this case, Rib Gourmand: short ribs have become synonymous with long cooking.

One meal prepared for me by artist, writer, and gourmand Claude Tayag in the city of Angeles ranks with any I have ever eaten.

He knew Lebel was a gallant and a gourmand, and he was anxious to please him in all senses at once.

"The most delicious pate de foie," urged Lawyer Ball, who was a regular gourmand.

Here is a repast which Dame Nature pays for and which would satisfy, I am sure, the greatest gourmand.

When an ant has discovered any rich prey, far from enjoying it alone, like a gourmand, it invites all its companions to the feast.

And there, believe me, is one of the charms of travel, even to the man who is not a gourmand.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gourmand, such as: connoisseur, glutton, gourmet, bon vivant, and gastronomist.

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