n. one who eats fast and hungrily; consumer; destroyer

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Devourer — In certain religions, mythologies, and fictional universes, a devourer is a powerful destructive entity, such as Satan, Boreas (the North Wind in Greek mythology) or the Zerg (a species in StarCraft, a modern science fiction series). Devourers… …   Wikipedia

  • devourer — devour ► VERB 1) eat greedily. 2) (of fire or a similar force) consume destructively. 3) read quickly and eagerly. 4) (be devoured) be totally absorbed by an emotion. DERIVATIVES devourer noun. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • devourer — noun see devour …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • devourer — See devour. * * * …   Universalium

  • devourer — 1. noun One who, or that which, devours. 2. verb to devour; to consume …   Wiktionary

  • devourer — de·vour·er …   English syllables

  • devourer — noun someone who eats greedily or voraciously • Derivationally related forms: ↑devour • Hypernyms: ↑eater, ↑feeder …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Devourer Of The Dead —    From Egyptian mythology, this creature has the head of a crocodile, the body of a lion and the hindquarters of a hippopotamus. He eats the hearts of the dead who are judged to be unworthy during the final judgment in the hall of Osiris. Also… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

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