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A.Word.A.Day--cibarious

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This week's theme: words related to food.

cibarious (si-BAR-ee-uhs) adjective

1. Relating to food.

2. Edible.

[From Latin cibus (food).]

-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)

"In the flow of these exquisite sentences Mary was giving a cibarious concentration to the greasy menu card. 'Yes, they've got ravioli.'" Wanda Fraiken Neff; We Sing Diana; Houghton Mifflin; 1928.

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