esurine

adjective

Definition of esurine 

1 obsolete : consisting of a mineral acid : corrosive

2 obsolete : voracious

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History and Etymology for esurine

New Latin esurinus, from Late Latin esuries hunger (from Latin esurire to be hungry) + Latin -inus -ine

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