Definition of Edacious

1. Adjective. Devouring or craving food in great quantities. "Voracious sharks"




Definition of Edacious

1. a. Given to eating; voracious; devouring.

Definition of Edacious

1. Adjective. Having an insatiable appetite; voracious, ravenous, piggish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Edacious

1. voracious [adj] - See also: voracious

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edacious

eczema rubrum
eczema squamosum
eczema tyloticum
eczema vaccinatum
eczema verrucosum
eczema vesiculosum
eczemalike
eczemas
eczemata
eczematic
eczematization
eczematoid
eczematoid seborrhoea
eczematous
ed-
edacious (current term)
edaciously
edaciousness
edacities
edacity
edafology
edamame
edaphic
edaphic community
edaphically
edaphologic
edaphological
edaphologist
edaphologists
edaphology

Literary usage of Edacious

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"Carlyle met Airy once—' a hardy little figure, of edacious energetic physiognomy, eyes hard, strong, not fine.' He met Legendre, whose Geometry he had ..."

2. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"A hardy little figure, of edacious energetic physiognomy, eyes hard, if strong, not fine; seemed three or four years younger than I; and to be, in secret, ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"Would," he added bitterly, " that some parliamentary ichneumon could be found to break it, ere it be hatched into the horrid and edacious monster which it ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Thus Time rolls on in its many-colored manner, edacious and ferocious. It is in this way that George's Uncle, Vladislaus, Albert's daughter's son, ..."

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