The definition of rapacious is to want more money or possessions than needed.(adjective)
An example of a rapacious person is someone who constantly tries to get more money or real estate.
See rapacious in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L rapax (gen. rapacis) < rapere, to seize (see rape) + -ous
See rapacious in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin rapāx, rapāc-
Origin: , from rapere, to seize; see rep- in Indo-European roots.
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