Feeding and Eating

Feeding and Eating
Like many people, I enjoy eating - perhaps too much so. This list of 113 words describes different things one could eat, although a human would have to be pretty desperate to eat lice or limestone. Then again, I've eaten at McDonald's hundreds of times, so I'm not that sure that I haven't already done so. These words generally end in "phagous", from the Greek phagein, or "vorous", from Latin vorare, both verbs meaning "to eat". Which suffix you want to use depends on whether you feel like having souvlaki or spaghetti.

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