Definitions

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  • n. A ravenous appetite caused by disease; morbid excessive hunger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A ravenous appetite caused by disease; excessive and morbid hunger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine, a depraved or morbidly ravenous appetite caused by disease.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek λιμός (limos, "hunger").

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