adedo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ad (to, towards, at) + edō (eat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active adedō, present infinitive adedere, perfect active adēdī, supine adēsum

  1. I begin to eat, bite, nibble (at), gnaw.
  2. I consume entirely, eat up.
  3. (figuratively) I exhaust, wear down; scorch; erode; squander.

Inflection[edit]

Note that the perfect active indicative third person singular, adēdit has the alternative form adest

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