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gulosity

[ gyoo-los-i-tee ]
/ gyuˈlɒs ɪ ti /
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noun
gluttony or greediness.
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Origin of gulosity

1490–1500; <Late Latin gulōsitās, equivalent to Latin gulōs(us) (gul(a) throat, appetite + -ōsus-ose1) + itās-ity
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British Dictionary definitions for gulosity

gulosity
/ (ɡjʊˈlɒsɪtɪ) /

noun
archaic greed or gluttony

Word Origin for gulosity

C16: from Late Latin gulōsitās, from Latin gulōsus gluttonous, from gula gullet
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