edacity

edacity

[ih-das-i-tee]
noun
the state of being edacious; voraciousness; appetite.

Origin:
1620–30; < Latin edācitās, equivalent to edāci- (stem of edāx) gluttonous, equivalent to ed- eat + -āci- adj. suffix + -tās -ty2

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edacious (ɪˈdeɪʃəs)
 
adj
jocular chiefly devoted to eating; voracious; greedy
 
[C19: from Latin edāx voracious, from edere to eat]
 
e'daciously
 
adv
 
edacity
 
n
 
e'daciousness
 
n

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