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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 esu·ri·ent /-ənt/
 (a.)飢餓的;狼吞虎嚥的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·su·ri·ent a.  Inclined to eat; hungry; voracious. [R.] --Bailey. “Poor, but esurient.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·su·ri·ent, n. One who is hungry or greedy. [R.]
    An insatiable esurient after riches.   --Wood.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 esurient
      adj 1: extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and
             sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and
             ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a
             predatory enemy" [syn: famished, ravenous, sharp-set,
              starved]
      2: (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous;
         "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed";
         "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an
         avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame" [syn: avid, devouring(a),
          greedy]
      3: devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious
         vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves";
         "voracious sharks" [syn: edacious, rapacious, ravening,
          ravenous, voracious, wolfish]