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[goo r-muh n-deez] /ˌgʊər mənˈdiz/

unrestrained enjoyment of fine foods, wines, and the like.
[goo r-muh n-dahyz] /ˈgʊər mənˌdaɪz/
verb (used without object), gourmandised, gourmandising.
Chiefly British. .
a love of and taste for good food


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