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 Epicu’ros. (Latin form, Epicurus.)Epigram. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Epi-dem’ic
 
is from the two Greek words epi-de’mos (upon the people), a disease that attacks a number of people at once, either from bad air, bad drainage, or other similar cause.   1
 


 Epicu’ros. (Latin form, Epicurus.)Epigram. 

 
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