Alimentiveness Al`i*men"tive*ness, n. The instinct or faculty of appetite for food. [Chiefly in Phrenol.] [1913 Webster]

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  • alimentiveness — noun a) The state or quality of being alimentive. b) The instinct or faculty of appetite for food …   Wiktionary

  • alimentiveness — alimentˈiveness noun A phrenologist s word for the instinct to seek food or drink • • • Main Entry: ↑aliment …   Useful english dictionary

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