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gourmet

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈɡɔː.meɪ/ us    /ˈɡʊr.meɪ/
(of food) very high quality: gourmet coffee a gourmet meal producing or serving food that is very high quality: a gourmet restaurant a gourmet chef

gourmet

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɔː.meɪ/ us    /ˈɡʊr.meɪ/
a person who knows a lot about food and cooking, and who enjoys eating high-quality food
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