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  • adj. Of or pertaining to desire or appetite

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the desires; hence, impelling to gratification; appetitive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to appetite or desire; appetitive.
  • Pertaining to the will.

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  • orectic – pertaining to the desires and their satisfaction; hence, impelling to gratification

    July 26, 2008