syb·a·rite / ˈsibəˌrīt/ • n. a person who is self-indulgent in their fondness for sensuous luxury.DERIVATIVES: syb·a·rit·ism / -rītˌizəm/ n.
sybarite XVI. — L. Sybarīta — Gr. Subartēs, f. Súbaris, ancient Greek city of S. Italy, noted for its effeminacy and luxury; see -ITE.
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