The sago palm weevil, a type of beetle, is eaten, roasted or raw, as a larvae in Southeast Asia.
He maintains that he had simply forgotten he had eaten from the jar.
We had eaten of the tree of knowledge, and Eden and native innocence were dreams of the past—I mean for her.
But the medical examiner reported that Brinsley had eaten nothing at all.
Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Madonna, Tom Hanks and Gwyneth Paltrow are among those who have eaten at 960 Madison Avenue.
The other portion killed and ate his own kind, or was killed and eaten by his own kind.
There had been food; but nobody had any appetite but herself, and she had eaten it up.
Had they not eaten the flesh, and drank the hearts' blood of their enemies?
What could have been better than our supper, cooked in the open air and eaten by fire-light!
Standards are carried, festivities are held, cakes are eaten.
Old English etan (class V strong verb; past tense æt, past participle eten) "to eat, devour, consume," from Proto-Germanic *etanan (cf. Old Frisian ita, Old Saxon etan, Middle Dutch eten, Dutch eten, Old High German ezzan, German essen, Old Norse eta, Gothic itan), from PIE root *ed- "to eat" (see edible).
Transferred sense of "slow, gradual corrosion or destruction" is from 1550s. Meaning "to preoccupy, engross" (as in what's eating you?) first recorded 1893. Slang sexual sense of "do cunnilingus on" is first recorded 1927. Eat out "dine away from home" is from 1933. The slang phrase to eat one's words is from 1570s; to eat one's heart out is from 1590s; for eat one's hat, see hat.
v. ate (āt), eat·en (ēt'n), eat·ing, eats
To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
To consume, ravage, or destroy by or as if by ingesting, such as by a disease.