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gastronome

[gas-truh-nohm] /ˈgæs trəˌnoʊm/
noun
1.
a connoisseur of good food; gourmet; epicure.
Also, gastronomer
[ga-stron-uh-mer] /gæˈstrɒn ə mər/ (Show IPA),
gastronomist.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < French, back formation from gastronomie gastronomy
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British Dictionary definitions for gastronomist

gastronome

/ˈɡæstrəˌnəʊm/
noun
1.
less common words for gourmet
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Word Origin and History for gastronomist

gastronome

n.

1823, from French gastronome, a back-formation from gastronomie (see gastronomy). Alternative gastronomer is recorded from 1820.

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