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gluttony

[gluht-n-ee] /ˈglʌt n i/
noun
1.
excessive eating and drinking.
Origin of gluttony
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English glotonie, glutonie < Old French glotonie; see glutton1, -y3
Synonyms
gormandizing, intemperance, voracity.
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gluttony

/ˈɡlʌtənɪ/
noun
1.
the act or practice of eating to excess
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Word Origin and History for gluttony
n.

c.1200, glutunie, from Old French glutonie, from gluton "glutton" (see glutton). Gluttonry recorded from late 12c.

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