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Meaning of EDACIOUS

Pronunciation:  i'deyshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
 

EDACIOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: esurient, gluttonous, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*da"cious\, a. [L. edax, edacis, fr. edere to eat.]
Given to eating; voracious; devouring.

      Swallowed in the depths of edacious Time. --Carlyle.
-- {E*da"cious*ly}, adv. -- {E*da"cious*ness}, n.

 

 

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