mercredi 25 avril 2012

Word of the Day

deipnosophist, n.

A master of the art of dining: taken from the title of the Greek work of Athenæus, in which a number of learned men are represented as dining together and discussing subjects which range from the dishes before them to literary criticism and miscellaneous topics of every description.

Etymology: From Greek, 'one learned in the mysteries of the kitchen'

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