noun ((plural) gourmands)
- a person given to excess in the consumption of food and drink. A greedy or ravenous eater; a glutton. See gormand.
Etymology: from French
- That great , fat Apicius - Ben Jonson
- a person who appreciates good food. (Usage note: Some people feel this is an erroneous usage and should be gourmet for this sense.)
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