gulosity
noun Etymology: Middle English gulosite, from Anglo-French from Late Latin gulositas, from Latin gulosus gluttonous, from gula gullet Date: 15th century excessive appetite ; greediness

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  • Gulosity — Gu*los i*ty, n. [L. gulositas, fr. gulosus gluttonous. See {Gullet}.] Excessive appetite; greediness; voracity. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gulosity — index greed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gulosity — [gyo͞o läs′ə tē] n. [LL gulositas < gulosus, gluttonous < gula, GULLET] Now Rare greediness …   English World dictionary

  • gulosity — /gyooh los i tee/, n. gluttony or greediness. [1490 1500; < LL gulositas, equiv. to L gulos(us) (gul(a) throat, appetite + osus OSE1) + itas ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • gulosity — noun Excessive appetite; greediness; voracity; gluttony …   Wiktionary

  • gulosity — n. gluttony, tendency to eat and drink to excess; greediness; voraciousness; insatiable appetite (for work, money, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gulosity — gu·los·i·ty …   English syllables

  • gulosity — gu•los•i•ty [[t]gyuˈlɒs ɪ ti[/t]] n. greediness • Etymology: 1490–1500; < LL gulōsitās= L gulōs(us) (gul(a) throat, appetite + ōsus ose I) +itās ity …   From formal English to slang

  • gulosity — Excessive appetite or greed …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • gulosity —   n. greediness …   Dictionary of difficult words

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