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Definition of the adjective all-devouring
What does all-devouring mean as an attribute of a noun?
- (of animals) both plant-eating and flesh-eating
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by Matthias Bedrossian
Żurasiuxopus, a, entirely consumed; all-consuming, all-devouring, epidemic, epizootic, contagious. Żusiasiest, a born of the same mother; ...
An 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, ...
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.
The 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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