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#122871 - 02/14/04 12:57 PM deipnosophist
Date: Fri Aug 15 00:02:48 EDT 1997
deip.nos.o.phist n. [Gr. deipnosofisth`s; dei^pnon a meal + sofisth`s a wise man, sophist.] One of an ancient sect of philosophers, who cultivated learned conversation at meals. One who is a good conversationalist at meals.
May their tribe increase!
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