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Definition of the adjective all-devouring

What does all-devouring mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. (of animals) both plant-eating and flesh-eating

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Google previewNew Dictionary Armenian-English (2009)

by Matthias Bedrossian

Żurasiuxopus, a, entirely consumed; all-consuming, all-devouring, epidemic, epizootic, contagious. Żusiasiest, a born of the same mother; ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

all-devouring Unletopaé, иlethorach, a, ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

One Main Object of which Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard of Pronunciation, to which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

All-devouring. MPHALOPTICK, Öm-fá-lòp"-tik. f. An optick glass that is convex on both fides, commonly called a convex lens. ON, ön'. prep.

Google previewThe Union Dictionary, containing all that is truly useful in the dictionaries of Johnson, Sheridan, and Walker, etc (1822)

by Thomas BROWNE (LL.D.)

all-devouring. Omnium, òiii'nè-ům. s. the aggregate of certain portions of different stocks iii the public funds. Мавоп'в Sup.

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