Vo*ra"cious (?), a. [L. vorax, -acis, fr. vorare to devour; akin to Gr. meat, food, to devour, Skr. gar. Cf. Devour.]

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.


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