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  • n. Agent noun of eat; one who eats.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, eats.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who eats; specifically, a menial; a servant. Compare beef-eater.
  • n. That which eats or corrodes; a corrosive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who consumes food for nourishment
  • n. any green goods that are good to eat

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  • "1. One who eats; specifically, a menial; a servant. Compare beef-eater.
    2. That which eats or corrodes; a corrosive."

    --Century Dictionary

    September 24, 2010