gulosity

[gyoo-los-i-tee]
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noun

gluttony or greediness.

Nearby words

  1. gulliver's travels,
  2. gullstrand,
  3. gullstrand, allvar,
  4. gully,
  5. gullywasher,
  6. gulp,
  7. gulper eel,
  8. gum,
  9. gum accroides,
  10. gum ammoniac

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

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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