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 for edacious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Edacious \E*da"cious\, a. [L. edax, edacis, fr. edere to eat.]
     Given to eating; voracious; devouring.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Swallowed in the depths of edacious Time. --Carlyle.
     -- E*da"cious*ly, adv. -- E*da"cious*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  edacious
      adj 1: devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious
             vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves";
             "voracious sharks" [syn: edacious, esurient,
             rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious,
             wolfish]

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