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

 vo·ra·cious /vɔˈreʃəs, və-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vo·ra·cious a.  Greedy in eating; very hungry; eager to devour or swallow; ravenous; gluttonous; edacious; rapacious; as, a voracious man or appetite; a voracious gulf or whirlpool. --Dampier. -- Vo*ra*cious*ly, adv. -- Vo*ra*cious*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on
             the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to
             voracious governments" [syn: rapacious, ravening]
      2: devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious
         vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves";
         "voracious sharks" [syn: edacious, esurient, rapacious,
          ravening, ravenous, wolfish]