|1.||a. an abnormal desire to consume excessive amounts of food, esp as the result of a neurological disorder|
|b. an insatiable appetite|
|2.||the habit of certain animals, esp certain insects, of feeding on many different types of food|
|[C17: New Latin, from Greek, from poluphagos eating much; see |
polyphagia pol·y·pha·gi·a (pŏl'ē-fā'jē-ə, -jə)
Excessive eating; gluttony.