Esurient meaning

ĭ-so͝orē-ənt, ĭ-zo͝or-
Hungry; greedy.
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Hungry; voracious; greedy.
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One who is hungry or greedy.
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Origin of esurient

  • Latin ēsuriēns ēsurient- present participle of ēsurīre desiderative of edere to eat ed- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin esurire (“hungry, desiderative verb”), from edō (“to eat”). Etymological twin to edacious (“voracious, ravenous”).

    From Wiktionary