The Collaborative International Dictionary
Apician \A*pi"cian\, a. [L. Apicianus.]
Belonging to Apicius, a notorious Roman epicure; hence
applied to whatever is peculiarly refined or dainty and
expensive in cookery.
a. 1 Of or pertaining to (w: Marcus Gavius Apicius), a notorious Roman epicure. 2 (context of food English) choice, dainty; (context of people English) eating only what is choice, preferring the best or most expensive food.