(E*su"ri*ent) a. [L. esuriens, p. pr. of ensurire, fr. edere to eat.] Inclined to eat; hungry; voracious. [R.] Bailey. "Poor, but esurient." Carlyle.

(E*su"ri*ent), n. One who is hungry or greedy. [R.]

An insatiable esurient after riches.

(Es"u*rine) a. [See Esurient.] Causing hunger; eating; corroding. [Obs.] Wiseman.

(Es"u*rine), n. (Med.) A medicine which provokes appetites, or causes hunger. [Obs.]

- et
(-et) [F. -et, masc., -ette, fem. Cf. -let.] A noun suffix with a diminutive force; as in baronet, pocket, facet, floweret, latchet.

(||E*taac") n. (Zoöl.) The blue buck.

(E"ta*cism) n. [Gr. the letter . Cf. Itacism.] (Greek Gram.) The pronunciation of the Greek &eta (eta) like the Italian e long, that is like a in the English word ate. See Itacism.

(E"ta*cist) n. One who favors etacism.

(||É`ta`gère") n. [F., fr. étager to arrange on shelves, fr. étage story, floor. See Stage.] A piece of furniture having a number of uninclosed shelves or stages, one above another, for receiving articles of elegance or use. Fairholt.

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