- devouring; voracious; consuming.
Origin of edacious
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Examples from the Web for edacious
These words Hyndford listened to with an edacious solid countenance, and greedily took them down.
Thus Time rolls on in its many-colored manner, edacious and feracious.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.)
And that he became audacious, edacious, and loquacious, is evident from such wit and flippancy as he here likes to display.The Book of Khalid
- mainly jocular devoted to eating; voracious; greedy
C19: from Latin edāx voracious, from edere to eat
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Word Origin and History for edacious
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