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deipnosophist (s) (noun), deipnosophists (pl)
Someone who is a specialist in the art of dining and who is an adept conversationalist at the dinner table: The term deipnosophist comes from the title of the Greek work of Atheneus, in which a number of learned men are represented as dining together and discussing subjects that range from the dishes in front of them to literary criticism and miscellaneous topics of various descriptions.