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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.
--H. Rogers.


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.