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gourmet

adjective [before noun]     /ˈɡɔː.meɪ/ US  /ˈɡʊr.meɪ/
(of food) very high quality: gourmet coffee a gourmet mealExtremely good producing or serving food that is very high quality: a gourmet restaurant a gourmet chefExtremely goodProviding and serving meals
(Definition of gourmet adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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