from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In pathology, a morbid propensity for eating dirt; cachexia Africana.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A disease characterized by an irresistible desire to eat earth, observed in some parts of the southern United States, the West Indies, etc.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun pathology A disease characterized by the impulsive
consumptionof dirt, observed in some parts of the southern United Statesas well as the West Indies.
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