cormorant (adj.) Old form(s): comorant
greedy, insatiable, all-devouring
Cor I.i.119[First Citizen to Menenius, of parts of the body] Should by the cormorant belly be restrained
LLL I.i.4[King to all] spite of cormorant devouring Time
TC II.ii.6[Priam to all, reporting Nestor on the war] what else dear that is consumed / In hot digestion of this cormorant war
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