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Characterized by voracity; devouring.

[From Latin edāx, edāc-, from edere, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.]

e·dac′i·ty (ĭ-dăs′ĭ-tē) n.
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Noun1.edacity - excessive desire to eatedacity - excessive desire to eat    
hunger, hungriness - a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
2.edacity - extreme gluttonyedacity - extreme gluttony      
gluttony - habitual eating to excess


The quality or condition of being voracious:
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