appetency

[ap-i-tuh n-see]

noun, plural ap·pe·ten·cies.


Origin of appetency

1620–30; < Latin appetentia a craving for, equivalent to appetent- (stem of appetēns, present participle of appetere; see appetence) + -ia -ia; see -ency
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