appetitive

appetitive

[ap-i-tahy-tiv]
adjective
pertaining to appetite.

Origin:
1570–80; appetite + -ive

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appetite (ˈæpɪˌtaɪt)
 
n
1.  a desire for food or drink
2.  a desire to satisfy a bodily craving, as for sexual pleasure
3.  (usually foll by for) a desire, liking, or willingness: a great appetite for work
 
[C14: from Old French apetit, from Latin appetītus a craving, from appetere to desire ardently]
 
appetitive
 
adj

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