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Oct 31, 2007
This week's theme
Words related to food

This week's words
verjuice
jentacular
cibarious
macaronic
xerophagy

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cibarious

(si-BAR-ee-uhs) Pronunciation Sound Clip RealAudio

adjective:
1. Relating to food.
2. Edible.

From Latin cibus (food).

"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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