Voraginous
Voraginous Vo*rag"i*nous, a. [L. voraginosus, fr. vorago an abyss, fr. vorare to swallow up.] Pertaining to a gulf; full of gulfs; hence, devouring. [R.] --Mallet. [1913 Webster]

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  • voraginous — /vō rajˈi nəs or vö / (obsolete or rare) adjective 1. Relating to a whirlpool 2. Voracious ORIGIN: L vorāgo, from vorāre to devour • • • vorāˈgo / gō/ noun (pl vorāˈgoes) A gulf …   Useful english dictionary

  • voraginous — Pertaining to something which devours everything …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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