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  • n. A disease characterized by the impulsive consumption of dirt, observed in some parts of the southern United States as well as the West Indies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A disease characterized by an irresistible desire to eat earth, observed in some parts of the southern United States, the West Indies, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a morbid propensity for eating dirt; cachexia Africana.

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  • An irresistable urge to eat earth. This reminds me of Galactus from Marvel.

    May 12, 2008