Apician

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Apician Belonging to Apicius, a notorious Roman epicure; hence applied to whatever is peculiarly refined or dainty and expensive in cookery.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apician Referring to or resembling Apicius, a celebrated Roman epicure in the time of Tiberius; hence, relating to the skilful preparation of delicate viands; dainty in regard to food.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Apician a-pish′yan relating to Apicius, the Roman epicurean in the time of Tiberius: luxurious and expensive in diet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Apicianus,

Usage

In literature:

Apician Morsels; or, Tales of the Table, Kitchen, and Larder.
"Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine" by William Carew Hazlitt
HOW SIR ASINUS INVENTED A NEW ORDER OF PHILOSOPHERS, THE APICIANS.
"The Youth of Jefferson" by Anonymous
It is hardly expected that many will follow Mr. Vehling in testing the Apician formulae.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
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