Definition of Apician

1. a. Belonging to Apicius, a notorious Roman epicure; hence applied to whatever is peculiarly refined or dainty and expensive in cookery.



Definition of Apician

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to (w Marcus Gavius Apicius), a notorious Roman epicure; hence applied to whatever is peculiarly refined or dainty and expensive in cookery. ¹

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Definition of Apician

1. luxurious in diet [adj]

Medical Definition of Apician

1. Belonging to Apicius, a notorious Roman epicure; hence applied to whatever is peculiarly refined or dainty and expensive in cookery. Origin: L. Apicianus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apician

apical ligament of dens
apical lordotic projection
apical periodontal cyst
apical periodontitis
apical placentation
apical process
apical segment
apical space
apicalis
apically
apicals
apicectomies
apicectomy
apiceotomy
apices
apician (current term)
apicide
apicifixed
apicitis
apico-
apicolocator
apicolysis
apicomplexa
apicomplexan
apicoplast
apicoplasts
apicoposterior artery
apicoposterior branch of left superior pulmonary vein
apicoposterior segment

Literary usage of Apician

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1829)
"apician Models: or Tale* of tht Table, Kitchen, and Larder, containing a new and improved Code of ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1884)
"Omit the cinnamon, and add garum, and that is a regular apician recipe for a complicated patina. The other pottage in this course was less complex ..."

3. The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1829)
"The quality and durability of productions are generally pro- portioned to the slowness of their growth. This work will live and last. 1. apician Morsels ..."

4. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1878)
"... and anti-apician, factions in cookery, I. 584, 1 b. APICIUS [a-pish'-us], name of three noted Roman epicures, I. 584. A'PIS, bull worshipped by the ..."

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