What does the word gourmand mean?

Usage examples for gourmand

  1. The thinnest part of the fish is the fattest, and if you have a " grand gourmand" at table, ask him if he is for thick or thin. – A Poetical Cook-Book by Maria J. Moss
  2. I said, " My dear Professor, how comes it that you, who have every feature of gourmandise, are not a gourmand?" – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin