adjective \i-ˈdā-shəs\

Definition of EDACIOUS

archaic :  of or relating to eating
:  voracious
edac·i·ty \-ˈda-sə-tē\ noun

Examples of EDACIOUS

  1. <my edacious dining companion could always be counted on to order the largest—and often most expensive—item on the menu>

Origin of EDACIOUS

Latin edac-, edax, from edere to eat — more at eat
First Known Use: circa 1798


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