gour·met (gr-mā, grmā′)
A connoisseur of fine food and drink.
Being of a standard suitable for or characteristic of a gourmet: a gourmet meal; a gourmet kitchen.
[French, from Old French, alteration (influenced by gourmand, glutton) of groumet, servant, valet in charge of wines, from Middle English grom, boy, valet.]
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