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edacious

[ih-dey-shuh s] /ɪˈdeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
devouring; voracious; consuming.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; edaci(ty) + -ous
Related forms
unedacious, adjective
unedaciously, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for un edacious

edacious

/ɪˈdeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
(mainly jocular) devoted to eating; voracious; greedy
Derived Forms
edaciously, adverb
edacity (ɪˈdæsɪtɪ), edaciousness, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Latin edāx voracious, from edere to eat
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Word Origin and History for un edacious

edacious

adj.

1829, from Latin edaci-, stem of edax "voracious, gluttonous," from edere "to eat" (see edible) + -ous. Related: Edacity (1620s).

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