Definitions for: Voracious

[adj] devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
[adj] excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"

Webster (1913) Definition: Vo*ra"cious, a. [L. vorax, -acis, fr. vorare to
devour; akin to Gr. ? meat, food, ? to devour, Skr. gar. Cf.
Greedy in eating; very hungry; eager to devour or swallow;
ravenous; gluttonous; edacious; rapacious; as, a voracious
man or appetite; a voracious gulf or whirlpool. --Dampier. --
Vo*ra"cious*ly, adv. -- Vo*ra"cious*ness, n.

Synonyms: acquisitive, edacious, esurient, gluttonous, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, wolfish

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