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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Edacious  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  edacious 
  adj  :  devouring  or  craving  food  in  great  quantities;  "edacious 
  vultures";  "a  rapacious  appetite";  "ravenous  as 
  wolves";  "voracious  sharks"  [syn:  {esurient},  {rapacious}, 
  {ravening},  {ravenous},  {voracious},  {wolfish}] 




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